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Salvia hispanica L

by David Betancur-Ancona | 01 February 2016
Category: Natural History
Synopsis
Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to this taxonomic hierarchy. This book explores a range of topics related to this plant and their nutritional components. The chapters to this volume provide a survey of chemical composition, functional properties, and its impact on human health, but also the opportunities for chìa as an ingredient to be incorporated into foods for the benefit of consumers. The topics include: Plant history & agronomy; Chemical composition of Chia (Salvia hispanica); Nutritional value of chia seeds; Composition of fatty acid of chia oil; Fatty acids 3 & 6 in chia oil; Chia seeds as source of dietary fibre; Physicochemical properties of chia gums; Biological value of chia proteins; Chemical & functional characteristics of chia proteins; Biological properties of chia; Some pharmacology studies; Health aspects of chia; Experimental & industrial application of chia: Encapsulation & film properties; Prospective utilisation of chia in functional foods. The contributors to this volume provide valuable information about Salvia hispanica. The biofunctional, technofunctional potential and health implications of consumers are presented in this book.
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Synopsis
Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to this taxonomic hierarchy. This book explores a range of topics related to this plant and their nutritional components. The chapters to this volume provide a survey of chemical composition, functional properties, and its impact on human health, but also the opportunities for chìa as an ingredient to be incorporated into foods for the benefit of consumers. The topics include: Plant history & agronomy; Chemical composition of Chia (Salvia hispanica); Nutritional value of chia seeds; Composition of fatty acid of chia oil; Fatty acids 3 & 6 in chia oil; Chia seeds as source of dietary fibre; Physicochemical properties of chia gums; Biological value of chia proteins; Chemical & functional characteristics of chia proteins; Biological properties of chia; Some pharmacology studies; Health aspects of chia; Experimental & industrial application of chia: Encapsulation & film properties; Prospective utilisation of chia in functional foods. The contributors to this volume provide valuable information about Salvia hispanica. The biofunctional, technofunctional potential and health implications of consumers are presented in this book.
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ISBN - 9781634843621
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Published - 01/02/2016
Categories - All, Books, Science and Nature, Nature Books, Natural History
No. of Pages - 192
Weight - 498
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Page Size - 26
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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