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Title Global food security and wellness / Gustavo V. Barbosa-Cánovas, Gláucia María Pastore, Kezban Candoğan, Ilce G. Medina Meza, Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes, Ken Buckle, Rickey Y. Yada, Amauri Rosenthal, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 517 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface; Biography of the Editors; Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1: Supporting Country-Driven Innovations and Agrifood Value Chains for Poverty and Hunger Reduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Investments and Innovations; 1.3 Agrifood Value Chains; 1.4 Postharvest Losses and Food Waste; 1.5 In-Country Capacities and Scaling Up Successes; 1.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 2: Preserving Food After Harvest is an Integral Component of Food Security; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Role of Food Technology; 2.2.1 Seasonal Crops; 2.3 Historical Development; 2.3.1 Before 1975; 2.3.2 1975-2010 Publications2.3.2.2 Education; 2.4 2010 and the Future; References; Chapter 3: Microbiological Safety of Fruit and Vegetables in the Field, During Harvest, and Packaging: A Global Issue; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Produce Benefits; 3.3 Microbial Contamination; 3.4 Bacterial Pathogens; 3.5 Pathogenic Protozoa; 3.6 Viral Contaminants; 3.7 Trade, Outbreaks, and Cooperation; 3.8 Microbial Ecology and Contamination; 3.9 Microbial Ecology and Contamination; 3.10 Control and Prevention; 3.11 Conclusion; References
5.2.2 Uses of Probiotics to Treat Helicobacter pylori Infections5.2.3 Uses of Probiotics to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease; 5.2.4 Uses of Probiotics to Treat Infections of the Urogenital Tract; 5.2.5 Potential Uses of Probiotics to Treat Cancer; 5.2.6 Additional Benefits of the Use of Probiotics; 5.3 Prebiotics; 5.3.1 Oligosaccharides; Role of Oligosaccharides in Brain Development; Role of Oligosaccharides in the Prevention of Infections; Role of Oligosaccharides as Prebiotics; Role of Oligosaccharides in Mineral Absorption Role of Oligosaccharides in the Immune System5.3.1.6 Role of Oligosaccharides on Cancer Prevention; 5.3.2 Dietary Fiber; Role of Dietary Fiber on Heart Health; Role of Dietary Fiber on Body Weight and Metabolic Disorders; Role of Dietary Fiber on Intestinal Health; Role of Dietary Fiber on Cancer Prevention; 5.4 Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA); 5.4.1 Use of Conjugated Linoleic Acid on Cancer Prevention; 5.4.2 Use of Conjugated Linoleic Acid on the Reduction of Body Fat; 5.4.3 Role of Conjugated Linoleic Acid on the Immune System; 5.5 Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Chapter 4: Ensuring Food Safety in Developing and Developed Countries: Aspects Associated with the Use of Veterinary Drugs in Fish Farming in Brazil4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Risk Assessment; 4.3 Health-Based Guidance Values; 4.4 Risk Characterization; 4.5 Analytical Methods; 4.6 Fish Farming; 4.7 Use of Veterinary Drugs in Fish Farming; 4.8 Regulatory Aspects of Veterinary Drugs; 4.9 Final Considerations; References; Chapter 5: Functional Dairy Products; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Probiotics; 5.2.1 Uses of Probiotics to Prevent and Treat Diarrhea
Summary This book is based on selected papers from keynote and symposium sessions given at the 16th International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) World Congress, held in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, in August, 2012. The theme of the Congress was the challenges faced by food science in both the developed and developing regions of the world. The symposia featured prominent, world-renowned keynote and plenary speakers and young researchers, and the technical sessions covered the whole spectrum of basic and applied food science and technology, including consumer issues and education, diets and health, ethnic foods and R & D
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 11, 2017)
Subject Food security.
Form Electronic book
Author Barbosa-Cánovas, Gustavo V., editor
Buckle, Ken, editor
Candoğan, Kezban, editor
Lannes, Suzana Caetano da Silva, editor
Meza, Ilce G. Medina, editor
Pastore, Gláucia María, editor
Rosenthal, Amauri, editor
Yada, R. Y. (Rickey Yoshio), 1954- editor
ISBN 1493964968 (electronic bk.)
9781493964963 (electronic bk.)