Fruit and Vegetable Gardening
Whether you have a kitchen garden, a spot in a community garden, a small vegetable patch, or just a collection of pots and window boxes, Fruit & Vegetable Gardening is an essential, comprehensive guidebook for growing your own fruits and veggies.
Offering all the basics, from soil preparation and organic manures, to...
Food Composition and Analysis: Methods and Strategies
This book covers methods and strategies related to food composition and analysis. Topics include antioxidant activity of maize bran arabinoxylan microspheres; active packaging based on the release of carvacrol and thymol for fresh food; enzymes for the flavor, dairy, and baking industries; membrane technology in food processing; tenderization...
Food Carbohydrate Chemistry
Carbohydrates are major components of foods, accounting for more
than 90% of the dry matter of fruits and vegetables and providing for
70-80% of human caloric intake worldwide (BeMiller and Huber 2008).
Thus, from a quantitative perspective alone, carbohydrates warrant the
attention of food chemists. From the standpoint of food...
Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability
Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability provides scientists in the areas of food technology and nutrition with accessible and up-to-date information about the chemical nature, classification and analysis of the main phytochemicals present in fruits and vegetables – polyphenols and carotenoids....
The Vascular Endothelium I (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology) (v. 1)
It was with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation of Springer to edit
this book.My association with the vascular endothelium covers a large part of
my scientific career and, as with any good long-standing relationship, it has
had moments of great excitement and periods of laborious construction. It
has sometimes been... Dried Fruits: Phytochemicals and Health Effects (Hui: Food Science and Technology)
Dried fruits serve as important healthful snack items around the world. They provide a concentrated form of fresh fruits, prepared by different drying techniques. With their unique combination of taste/aroma, essential nutrients, fibre, and phytochemicals or bioactive compounds, dried fruits are convenient for healthy eating and can bridge...
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