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Whole grains and health

Author: Len Marquart
Publisher: Ames : Blackwell, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whole Grains and Health presents a science-based discussion of whole grains and their expanding role in health and disease. An international collection of authors presents current perspectives on  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Len Marquart
ISBN: 9780813807775 0813807778
OCLC Number: 224926018
Description: xvi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction to Whole Grains and Health. 1. The Future of Whole Grains. 2. Using a Model of the Food and Nutrition System for Examining Whole Grain Foods from Agriculture to Health. Part II. Whole Grains, Dietary Fiber, and Chronic Disease. 3. Whole Grains and Diabetes. 4. Whole Grains and Related Dietary Patterns in Relation to Weight Gain. 5. Whole Grains and Cardiovascular Disease. 6. Whole Grains and Cancer Prevention. 7. The Effects of Cereal Fibers on Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Risk. Part III. Grain Technology and Health-related Outcomes. 8. Biochemistry and Compartmentalization of Cereal Grain Components and Their Functional Relationship to Mammalian Health. 9. Structure of Whole Grain Breads: Sensory Perception and Health Effects. 10. Aleurone: Processing, Nutrition, Product Development, and Marketing. 11. Active Components of Whole Grain Foods. 12. White Wheat: Biochemical and Sensory Characteristics of Bread. 13. Barley beta-glucan and Wheat Arabinoxylan Soluble Fiber Technologies for Health-promoting Bread Products. 14. Modulating Glycemia with Cereal Products. 15. Whole Grain Phytochemicals and Antioxidant Activity. 16. Alkylresorcinols as a Potential Biomarker for Whole Grain Wheat and Rye. 17. Resistant Starch as a Contributor to the Health Benefits of Whole Grains. 18. Influence of Germination Conditions on the Bioactivity of Rye. Part IV. Whole Grains and Consumer and Regulatory Issues. 19. Barriers to the Consumption of Whole Grain Foods. 20. Consumer Acceptance of Refined and Whole Wheat Breads. 21. The Whole Grain Stamp Program. 22. Whole Grains and Consumers. 23. The Industry's Commitment to Whole Grains Education. 24. Industry Initiatives in Whole Grain Education. 25. Communicating with Consumers: Whole Grain Messaging. 26. Global Regulation, Labeling, Claims, and Seals: Perspectives and Guidelines. Index
Other Titles: Whole grains & health
Responsibility: edited by Len Marquart [et autres].
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"The Editors have assembled an impressive group of authors." (Chemistry and Industry, 24th September, 2007)

 
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