Food Additives and Human Health
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Editors: Seyed Mohammad Nabavi, Seyed Fazel Nabavi, Monica Rosa Loizzo, Rosa Tundis, Kasi Pandima Devi, Ana Sanches Silva

Food Additives and Human Health

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ISBN: 978-981-14-4611-5 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-4613-9 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114461391200101


This reference is a detailed guide to the world of food additives commonly used in the food processing and manufacturing industry. Edited by experts in the field, invited scholars enrich the book with relevant chapter contributions. Chapters provide readers with knowledge on a broad range of food additives (anti-browning agents, essential oils, flavour enhancers, preservatives, stabilizers, sweeteners, among others), their safe use and a summary of their effects on human health.

Key Features:

- Covers a wide range of natural and synthetic food additives

- Covers health related topics relevant to food additives

- Chapters are organized into specific, easy-to-read topics

- Provides bibliographic references for further reading

This book serves as a valuable instrument for a broad spectrum of readers: researchers, health professionals, students, food science enthusiasts, and working professionals in industry and government regulatory agencies interested in the science of food additives.


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List of Contributors

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Historical Background of Food Additives, Their Advantages and Drawbacks

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Shafaq Asif, Muhammed Bule, Fazlullah Khan, Kamal Niaz
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Human Health Implications of Specific Group of Food Additives

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Maria Concetta Tenuta, Mariarosaria Leporini
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Anti-Browning Agents

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Faiza Mumtaz, Fazlullah Khan, Kamal Niaz
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Antioxidant Food Additives

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Ilias Marmouzi, Shahira M. Ezzat, Mourad Kharbach, Abdelhakim Bouyahya
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Antimicrobial Agents

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Ovais Sideeq, Fazlullah Khan, Kamal Niaz*
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Essential Oils

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Regiane Ribeiro-Santos, Mariana Andrade, Ana Sanches-Silva
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Colouring Agents

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Natália Martins, Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira
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Flavour Enhancers

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Mahalingam Jeyakumar, Kasi Pandima Devi
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Flavors (Including Umami Ingredients of Edible Mushrooms)

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Raees Khan*, Faiz-ur- Rahman, Shehzad Mehmood, Saima Ali, Sheikh Zain Ul Abidin, Abdul Samad Mumtaz, Ejaz Aziz, Riffat Batool, Hussain Badshah, Ömer Kiliç
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Francesca Aiello
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Devasahayam Jaya Balan, Kasi Pandima Devi
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Stabilizers (Including pH Control Agents and Phosphates)

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Tarun Belwal, Hari Prasad Devkota, Ankur Kumar Goel, Indra D. Bhatt
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Indirect Additives

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Mariana A. Andrade, Regiane Ribeiro-Santos, Seyed M. Nabavi, Ana Sanches-Silva
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Relation of Food Additives with Adverse Health Effects

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Devesh Tewari, Pooja Patni, Sweta Bawari, Archana N. Sah
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Membranes and Membrane Operations in Functional Food Production

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Carmela Conidi, Francesco Galiano, Alfredo Cassano, Alberto Figoli
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Controversies Regarding Food Additives and Future Trends

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Ana Sanches Silva, Dalia Sánchez-Machado, Jaime López-Cervantes, Seyed M. Nabavi
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Subject Index

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