By Jan Velíšek
ISBN (cloth) 9781118383841 – ISBN (paperback) 9781118383810
Department of nutrition research and food, school of foodstuff and Biochemical Technology,
Institute of Chemical know-how Prague, Czech Republic
A middle topic in meals technological know-how, meals chemistry is the learn of the chemical composition, procedures and interactions of all organic and non-biological parts of foods.
This publication is an English language translation of the author's Czech-language nutrition chemistry textbook.
The first half the ebook includes an introductory bankruptcy and 6 chapters facing major macro- and micronutrients, and the basic dietary elements that make sure the dietary and effort worth of nutrients uncooked fabrics and foods.
It comprises chapters dedicated to amino acids, peptides and proteins, fat and different lipids, carbohydrates, supplements, mineral elements and water. the second one half the e-book bargains with compounds liable for odour, flavor and color that confirm the sensory caliber of nutrition fabrics and meals. It additional contains chapters dedicated to antinutritional, poisonous and different biologically energetic ingredients, meals ingredients and contaminants.
Students, academics and nutrition technologists will locate this publication a necessary reference on unique information regarding the adjustments and reactions that happen in the course of meals processing and garage and chances tips to deal with them. Nutritionists and those that have an interest in fit meals will locate information regarding meals, novel meals, natural meals, nutraceuticals, supplements, antinutritional components, foodstuff ingredients and contaminants.
“This booklet, a translation from the Czech model, is anexcellent, thorough source, entire with 37 pages of primaryreferences and an in depth, valuable index. It willcertainly be worthy for the various nutrients chemistry classes that areincreasingly being provided in chemistry departments. SummingUp: hugely prompt. Upper-division undergraduates andabove.” (Choice, 1 January 2015)