Beverages in Nutrition and Health
- Hardback | 430 pages
- 182.9 x 254 x 33mm | 1,133.99g
- 01 Dec 2003
- Humana Press Inc.
- Totowa, NJ, United States
- 2004 ed.
- 21 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 430 p. 21 illus.
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Comprehensive and authoritative, Beverages in Nutrition and Health offers food scientists, nutritionists, public health specialists, and those involved in the research and development of new beverages an exhaustive survey of how common beverages impact our health and nutrition, as well as a basis for research designed to produce healthier beverages.
Table of contents
A Brief History of Human Beverage Consumption: Prehistory to the Present
Louis E. Grivetti and Ted Wilson
Part II. Health Effects of Alcoholic Beverages
What Are the Health Implications of Alcohol Consumption?
Eric Rimm and Norman J. Temple
The French Paradox: Mechanisms of Action of Nonalcoholic Wine Components on Cardiovascular Disease
Rosemary L. Walzem and J. Bruce German
Part III. Health Effects of Fruit and Tomato Juices
Cranberry Juice Effects on Health
Health Benefits of Citrus Juices
Carla R. McGill, Alissa M. R. Wilson, and Yanni Papanikolaou
Orange Juice: Are the Health Benefits of Oranges Lost During Processing?
Carol S. Johnston
How Can the Consumption of Grapefruit Juice and Other Beverages Impact Drug Actions?
Garvan C. Kane
Tomato-Based Beverages: Implications for the Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease
Craig W. Hadley, Steven J. Schwartz, and Steven K. Clinton
Part IV. Effect of Consumption of Coffee Tea and Cocoa
Coffee Consumption and the Risk of Cancer and Coronary Heart Disease
Alessandra Tavani and Carlo La Vecchia
Health Benefits of Tea Consumption
Farrukh Afaq, Vaqar M. Adhami, Nihal Ahmad, and Hasan Mukhtar
Effect of Cacoa and Chocolate Beverage Consumption on Human Cardiovascular Health
Harold H. Schmitz, Mark A. Kelm, John F. Hammerstone
Caffeine and Health
Bennett Alan Weinberg and Bonnie K. Bealer
The Therapeutic Use and Safety of Common Herbal Beverages?
Winston J. Craig
Part V. Health Impact of Milk and Milk Alternatives
Effect of Cow's Milk on Human Health
Lois D. McBean, Gregory D. Miller, and Robert P. Heaney
Are Soy Milk Products Viable Alternatives to Cow's Milk?
Jayne V. Woodside and Michael S.Morton
Human Milk and Infant Formula: Nutritional Content and Health Benefits
James K. Friel
Inclusion of Probiotics in Beverages: Can it Lead to Improved Health?
Knut J. Heller
Part VI. Nutritional Supplementation and Weight Control Beverages
Beverages, Appetite, and Energy Balance
James Stubbs and Stephen Whybrow
Nutritional Support Beverages in the Treatment of Malnutrition of the Elderly
Carrie Johnsen and Peter Glassman
Part VII. Beverages for Performance Enhancement and Rehydration
Sports Beverages for Optimizing Physical Performance
Ron J. Maughan
Improving the Effectiveness of Oral Hydration Therapies
B. S. Ramakrishna
Part VIII. Marketing and Safety Issues of Bottled and Tap Water
The Nutritional Value of Bottled Water
Shelina M. Jamal and Mark J. Eisenberg
Tap Water and the Risk of Microbiological Infection
Part IX. Marketing and Health Issues of Soft Drinks
Liquid Candy: How Soft Drinks are Harming the Health of Americans
Michael F. Jacobson
Marketing of Soft Drinks to Children and Young Adults
Audrey Balay-Karperien, Norman J. Temple, and Marion Nestle
Part X. Labeling Issues of Beverages
The Japanese Nutritional Health Beverage Market
Kohji Ohki, Yasunori Nakamura, and Toshiaki Takano
Labeling Requirements for Beverages in the United States
Leslie T. Krasny
Part XI. Conclusions
Refining Beverage Nutrition to Provide Healthy Lives and Responsible Markets
David R. Jacobs, Jr., Norman J. Temple, and Ted Wilson
"This book is unique in that it constitutes a comprehensive review of a nutritional subfield, namely the nutrition of beverages. . .A strength of this book is that most sections contain several chapters that provide complementary views on each topic. "
"We all drink beverages every day, yet, surprisingly, there is no single book that focuses, in an authoritative, scholarly manner, on this subject. The book will be of interest to food scientists, nutritionists, and public health specialists; it will be essential reading and a standard reference for individuals in the food and beverage industry. In addition, the book will be an invaluable aid for those involved in new product development. Accordingly, Beverages in Nutrition and Health will be a required purchase for academic libraries that support food science programs and public health graduate studies, as well for industry-specific special libraries." -E-STREAMS
"Beverages in Nutrition and Health is an informative and interesting book that brings together a wealth of knowledge on this long overlooked area of nutrition. The book will be a most useful addition to the collection of nutritionists and other health professionals." - Trends in Food Science & Technology
"...a comprehensive treatise exploring the importance of beverages in the contemporary diet." - Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics