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Technology of Functional Cereal Products


ISBN10: 1420066730
ISBN13: 9781420066739

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $259.95
Pages: 500
Publish date: November 2007

This important collection reviews technologies for producing a wide range of cereal products with different health-promoting properties and more acceptable sensory quality. Part I discusses the health effects of cereals, with chapters on topics such as whole grain foods, cereal micronutrients and resistant starch. Consumer perception of health-promoting cereal products and regulatory and labelling issues are also described. Part II focuses on technologies to improve the quality of functional cereal products, reviewing issues such as grain improvement, novel cereal-derived ingredients and formulation of low GI products. Chapters dedicated to a wide range of product types are also included, covering cereal foods made from oats, rye, barley and speciality grains and breads fortified with vitamins and minerals, soy and omega-3 lipids among others.