Health Food Science

Food Structures, Digestion and Health

This selection of key presentations from the Food Structures, Digestion and Health conference is devoted to the unique and challenging interface between food science and nutrition, and brings together scientists across several disciplines to address cutting-edge research issues. Topics include modeling of the gastrointestinal tract, effect of structures on digestion, and design for healthy foods....more

The Whole Soy Story

A groundbreaking expose that tells the truth about soy that scientists know but that the soy industry has tried to suppress. Soy is not a health food, does not prevent disease and has not even been proven safe....more

Health, Food, and Nutrition in Third World Development

The development of effective health, food, and nutrition policies are essential to the rapid economic and social development of Third World countries....more

Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Health

Inflammation can be harmful when it refuses to leave the body, and when the immune system becomes drained, the body has difficulty warding off other illnesses. This book helps those with inflammation incorporate anti-inflammatory foods into their everyday diets....more

The Total Food Allergy Health and Diet Guide

Every year, millions of people have an allergic reaction to food - while thankfully most cause mild symptoms, some food allergies can trigger very serious, even life-threatening situations. Some people are lucky and outgrow their allergies but for many, these allergies become a lifelong challenge. While there is no cure for food allergies, the allergic reactions can be managed through strict avoidance of certain foods and early detection and/or diagnosis....more

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies....more

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health: Fruits & Vegetables

While everyone knows fruits and vegetables are beneficial to good health, it's increasingly seen as important to know which ones can be effective in treating specific illnesses. For example, which are good for cardiac care? Which can help combat and treat asthma? What are the safety concerns to be aware of when using herbs in combination with traditional medicines?...more

Health Food Junkies

The first book to identify the eating disorder orthorexia nervosa-an obsession with eating healthfully-and offer expert advice on how to treat it....more
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