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"Methods of Analysis for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Second Edition updates all analytical methods from the first edition to reflect dramatic advances in this field. Providing timely and accurate information with contributions from national and international experts, it presents more than 85% new or revised information. The addition of three entirely new chapters on the burgeoning field of polyphenol analysis reflects the growing interest in antioxidants by the scientific and lay community. Thoroughly reviewed by a leading panel of scientific peers, the second edition of this volume is an invaluable source of information for laboratories involved in the food, dietary supplement, and pharmaceutical industries."--BOOK JACKET. Read more... Content: Phytoestrogens / B. Dave Oomah and Farah S. Hosseinian -- Analysis of fatty acids in functional foods with emphasis on v3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid / Gary Dobson -- Analysis of flavonoids in functional foods and nutraceuticals / Laura Bravo and Raquel Mateos -- Exploitation of residues from vineyards, olive groves, and wine and oil production to obtain phenolic compounds of high-added value / María D. Luque de Castro, José M. Luque-Rodríguez, and Rafael Japón-Luján -- Anthocyanins / Gary Takeoka and Lan Dao -- Carotenoids and provitamin A in functional foods / María Isabel Mínguez-Mosquera, Dámaso Hornero-Méndez, and Antonio Pérez-Gálvez -- Chlorophylls / María Isabel Mínguez-Mosquera ... [et al.] -- Water-soluble vitamins / Miguel Ángel Fernández-Muiño, María Teresa Sancho-Ortiz, and Felicidad Valls-García -- Amino acid analysis / Larry R. Massom -- Carbohydrates and other electrochemically active compounds in functional foods / William R. LaCourse. Abstract: Reflects the advances in the field of functional foods and nutraceuticals. This book provides techniques for the analysis of carotenoids, phytoestrogens, flavonoids, vitamins, and carbohydrates. It contains chapters which discuss peptides, saponins, lignins, and sulfur compounds. Read more...
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