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Prebiotics: Development and Application is a one-volume account of the emerging area of prebiotics - non-digestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the colon. Prebiotics can be incorporated into many foodstuffs to improve the health of the individual and are receiving much commercial interest. The book takes a broad view of prebiotics from the conceptual stage, definition, production, evaluation of individual food products and their effect on microbial flora, and their potential relation to diseases. Contents include: * an introduction to the…mehr

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Prebiotics: Development and Application is a one-volume account of the emerging area of prebiotics - non-digestible food ingredients that stimulate the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the colon. Prebiotics can be incorporated into many foodstuffs to improve the health of the individual and are receiving much commercial interest. The book takes a broad view of prebiotics from the conceptual stage, definition, production, evaluation of individual food products and their effect on microbial flora, and their potential relation to diseases. Contents include: * an introduction to the prebiotic concept and its development * the synthesis and manufacture of prebiotics * testing for prebiotic effects * fructans, galactans, lactulose and other prebiotic forms * prebiotic intervention for improving animal and human health * sectors for prebiotic foods * development and commercialisation issues * future developments Prebiotics: Development and Application is an essential guide to this emerging technology for researchers, students and practitioners of food science, biotechnology, nutrition, microbiology, dietary health and food processing.
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  • Verlag: Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 266
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. Mai 2006
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 250mm x 175mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 645g
  • ISBN-13: 9780470023136
  • ISBN-10: 0470023139
  • Artikelnr.: 20833897
Inhaltsangabe
List of Contributors.1. Human Colonic Microbiology and the Role of Dietary Intervention: Introduction to Prebiotics (C.L. Vernazza, B.A. Rabiu and G.R. Gibson).2. Manufacture of Prebiotic Oligosaccharides (T. Casci and R.A. Rastall).3. Inulin-type Fructans as Prebiotics (J. Van Loo).4. Galacto-oligosaccharides as Prebiotics (R.A. Rastall).5. Emerging Prebiotic Carbohydrates (R. Crittenden).6. Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Human Gut (K.M. Tuohy and A.L. McCartney).7. Dietary Intervention for Improving Human Health: Acute Disorders (W. Brück).8. Dietary Intervention for Improving Human Health: Chronic Disorders (N.R. Bullock and M.R. Jones).9. Extra Intestinal Effects of Prebiotics and Probiotics (G. Reid).10. Prebiotic Impacts on Companion Animals (K.S. Swanson and G.C. Fahey Jr.).11. Prebiotics: Past, Present and Future (J. Leach, R.A. Rastall and G.R. Gibson).Index.
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" they have assembled a surprisingly uniform book that progresses through the topic of prebiotics in an orderly and organized fashion." ( Doody s Health Services )