Understanding the biochemistry of food is basic to all other research and development in the fields of food science, technology, and nutrition, and the past decade has seen accelerated progress in these areas. Advances in Food Biochemistry provides a unified exploration of foods from a biochemical perspective. Featuring illustrations to elucidate molecular concepts throughout the text, this volume examines a range of issues on the food spectrum, including: water and its relation to food the glycobiology of food components enzymes plant, animal, and human hormones functional foods, herbs, and dietary supplements flavor compounds in foods organic acids interactions between the environment with food components biological and lipid oxidation in foods food safety nutrition and the genetic makeup of individual food components Dr. Fatih Yildiz has published an extensive body of research and has worked on food and nutrition science projects with the FAO, UNIDO, UNICEF, and NATO. Recently he received the Ambassador for Turkey Award from the European Federation of Food Science and Technology. Dr. Yildiz and the contributors to this volume have brought together their decades of experience and expertise to provide a top-notch resource for food science and policy professionals and advanced students on the cutting edge of food research.
Author: Special Programme of Research, Development, and Research Training in Human Reproduction (World Health Organization)
Publisher: World Health Organization
Category: Birth control
This report reflects the work of a research programme conducted by the World Health Organization which brings together a global network of health care providers, policy-makers, scientists and clinicians, as well as consumer and community representatives to explore sexual and reproductive health problems and identify ways of addressing them. Issues discussed include: family planning methods; making pregnancy and childbirth less life-threatening; preventing reproductive tract infections, including HIV infection; preventing unsafe abortion; and exploring adolescent sexual behaviour.
Health Information Sources in EU Member States, and Activities in the Commission, WHO, and European Networks
Author: Nicole Wolfram
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Awareness of the importance of nutrition and physical activity for good health has given rise to a multitude of projects with different scopes and methodologies. This variety makes it necessary to bring the results of these activities into a coordinated framework. This book aims to summarize the activities carried out by the EU countries to address these determinants of health. Contributors are drawn from Germany, Italy, Sweden, and United Kingdom.