Bioactive Seaweeds for Food Applications: Natural Ingredients for Healthy Diets

Bioactive Seaweeds for Food Applications: Natural Ingredients for Healthy Diets

By: Yimin Qin (editor)Paperback

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Bioactive Seaweed Substances for Functional Food Applications: Natural Ingredients for Healthy Diets presents various types of bioactive seaweed substances and introduces their applications in functional food products. Presenting summaries of the substances derived from seaweed, this book systematically explores new ingredients and the bioactive substances that are both environmentally friendly and highly beneficial to human health. This evidence-based resource offers an abundance of information on the applications of seaweed as a solution to meet an increasing global demand for sustainable food sources. It is an essential reference for anyone involved in seaweed substance research, seaweed processing, and food and health disciplines.


1. Seaweed bioresources 2. Bioactive seaweed substances 3. Seaweed derived polysaccharides 4. Seaweed derived sulfated polysaccharides 5. Seaweed derived carotenoids 6. Omega-3 fatty acids from microalgae 7. Seaweed derived oligosaccharides 8. Seaweed derived enzymes 9. Seaweed based marine functional foods 10. Applications of bioactive seaweed substances in functional food products 11. Phycolloids as functional food ingredients 12. Phycolloids as food restructuring agents 13. Phycolloids as food coating and encapsulation agents 14. Antioxidant properties of seaweed derived substances 15. Seaweed derived marine nutraceuticals 16. Fucoidan and immunity enhancement 17. Marine hydrocolloids for the reduction of blood fat, blood sugar and blood pressure 18. Absorption of heavy metal ions by alginate 19. Slimming effect of bioactive seaweed substances 20. Seaweeds and cancer prevention

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128133125
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780128133125
  • weight: 670
  • ISBN10: 0128133120

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