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Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients Handbook
Second edition
edited by Shelly Jardine

Prebiotic and Probiotics constitute a major and growing sector in the functional foods industry, with their applications ranging across a large number of different product sectors.The use of prebiotics and probiotics in food presents many technical challenges to the product developer, ensuring the ingredients are the best for the formulation and the target market.

This book considers the wealth of research that has been undertaken by suppliers and researchers in both prebiotics and probiotics.

The Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients Handbook is an essential reference tool to the food industry, food scientists and technologists, providing information on prebiotics and probiotics, their genaeral properties, technological applications and legislative aspect of adding prebiotics and probiotics to foods.

This new second edition contains a new section on synbiotics, and fully revised and updated sections on the main prebiotics and probiotics utilized by the food industry. This book also covers the latest relevant worldwide legislative issues.

Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients Handbook is an essential guide to the growing functional foods sector for food scientists, food technologists and those involved in food processing.

Within each chapter of Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Synbiotics the following subjects are covered:

  • Description
  • General Properties
  • Applications
  • Physiological and Nutritional Properties
  • Analytical Methods
  • and more!

Contents Introduction

1. Prebiotics

  • Inulin and Oligofructose
  • Galacto-oligosaccharides
  • Lactulose (Galactofructose)
  • Emerging Prebiotics

2. Probiotics

  • Bifidobacteria Lactobacilli

3. Synbiotics

4. Legislation

  • European Community Legislation
  • Novel Foods Regulation
  • Labeling issues
  • Nutrition and Health Claims
  • EU Member States
  • International Developments

5. Suppliers

Index

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Prebiotics and Probiotics Ingredients Handbook
Second edition
edited by Shelly Jardine

2009 • 152 pages • $157.95 + shipping
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