Chocolate and Health Chemistry, Nutrition and Therapy

Chocolate and Health

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Following on from their previous volume on Chocolate as Medicine, Philip K. Wilson and W. Jeffrey Hurst edit this companion volume, Chocolate and Health, providing a comprehensive overview of the chemistry, nutrition and bioavailability of cacao and chocolate. The book begins with a brief historical introduction to the topic, outlining the current and historical medical uses of chocolate and chocolate derivatives. The remainder of the text is arranged into three sections, taking the reader through various aspects of the nutritional and health aspects of cacoa. The first section covers the cultivation, chemistry and genome analysis of cacao. The second section discusses the biochemistry and nutritional components of cacao in relation to health, covering bioavailabilty and the metabolism and metabolomics of cacao. The final section provides an overview of the potential use of chocolate in health and medical care. Each section is written and prepared by experts within each field, providing a global perspective of the current and ongoing research in this area. This text provides the reader with a complete overview of the field and is of interest to food and biomedical scientists, as well as nutritionists, medicinal chemists and anyone with an interest in chocolate.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Druk
1
Verschijningsdatum
mei 2015
Afmetingen
Afmeting: 23,6 x 16 x 2 cm
Aantal pagina's
246 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

EAN

EAN
9781849739122

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Extra groot lettertype
Nee
Gewicht
534 g
Studieboek
Ja
Verpakking breedte
156 mm
Verpakking hoogte
234 mm
Verpakking lengte
234 mm

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