Bioactive Components of Milk - Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 606 (Hardback)Zsuzsanna Bosze (editor)
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Dairy foods have huge potential concerning functional foods. Therefore, there is a tremendous amount of interest in value-added milk products and the identification of components in food which have health benefits. This book provides an overview of these derived components and their diverse activities including: the stimulation of beneficial microflora, alerting the immune system to the presence of potential pathogens and allergens, binding and eliminating toxins, etc.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 966 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 28 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.
From the reviews:
"This multi-authored and international volume presents recent scientific advances on bioactive components of milk of both livestock and human. The ultimate goal is to create and use genetically engineered components from livestock milk ... . The review format of the articles includes historical discovery dates of particular components and leads to extensive and valuable reference lists. ... In addition to researchers in their respective fields, this volume will appeal to lactation consultants seeking scientific explanations for the unique nature of human milk." (Nicole J Bernshaw, ILCA Print and Multimedia Reviews, May, 2008)
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