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Natural Miracles:
What Functional Foods Can Do for You?

(Released October 2007)

  by Leila Kiani  


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  1. Range of factors influencing selection and application of functional food ingredients and technologies for added health benefits

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    Metabolically active functional food ingredients for weight control
    Kovacs, E. M. R.; Mela, D. J., Obesity Reviews, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 59-78. Jan Feb 2006
  2. Public health significance of projects on bioavailability and functional markers - some examples

    NEWS AND VIEWS: RESEARCH: A review of the Food Standards Agency's Optimal Nutrition Research Programme (N05)
    Ashwell, M., Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 76-84. Mar 2005
  3. Fruit and vegetable intakes reported by children and parents at baseline and at follow-up

    Parent and child reports of fruit and vegetable intakes and related family environmental factors show low levels of agreement
    Tak, N. I.; te Velde, S. J.; de Vries, J. H. M.; Brug, J., Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 275-285. Aug 2006
  4. Nutritional composition and prices of single oils

    Identification of nutritionally adequate mixtures of vegetable oils by linear programming
    Darmon, N.; Darmon, M.; Ferguson, E., Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 59-69. Jan Feb 2006
  5. Algorithm to select a fruit from the USDA nutrient database using local food composition database as a starting point

    Food composition database development for between country comparisons
    Merchant, Anwar T; Dehghan, Mahshid, Nutrition Journal, Vol. 5, pp. [np]. 2006
  6. Mean scores (SD) and Differences in Correlates of Vegetable Intake between Normal Weight and Overweight Boys * p < 0.01 ** p < 0.001

    Personal, social and environmental correlates of vegetable intake in normal weight and overweight 9 to 13-year old boys
    De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Yngve, Agneta; Te Velde, Saskia J; Klepp, Knut-Inge; Rasmussen, Mette; Thorsdottir, Inga; Wolf, Alexandra; Brug, Johannes, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Vol. 3, pp. [np]. 2006
  7. Risk of Pancreatic Cancer Deaths in Relation to Vegetable and Fruit

    Dietary Habits and Pancreatic Cancer Risk in a Cohort of Middle-Aged and Elderly Japanese
    Lin, Y.; Kikuchi, S.; Tamakoshi, A.; Yagyu, K.; Obata, Y.; Inaba, Y.; Kurosawa, M.; Kawamura, T.; Motohashi, Y.; Ishibashi, T., Nutrition and Cancer, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 40-49. 2006
  8. Proportion eating fruit every day (15-year olds)

    NEWS FROM EU RESEARCH: Healthy eating at school: a European forum
    Young, I.; de Boer, F. A.; Mikkelsen, B. E.; Rasmussen, V. B., Nutrition Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 85-93. Mar 2005
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eLibrary Resources
  1. Two trends that are expected to pick up steam: personalized nutrition such as Ensure's new Healthy Mom Shakes, and the addition of functional ingredients to already-healthy foods.

    Theodore, Sarah, Beverage Industry, Copyright Stagnito Publishing 02-01-2005

    Kadijah Ray serves Odwalla juices at the National Restaurant Show in Chicago, Illinois, in May 2006. The market for feel-good "functional" foods is booming but such foods are subject to little federal regulationBR> Nancy Stone, KRT Photos, Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service 05-22-2006
  3. Asian Food Seduces American Taste Buds Getty Images 04-30-2004

    Packages of roasted curry mix are displayed at Mitsuwa Marketplace April 30, 2004 in Arlington Heights, Illinois. For such reasons as health, flavor and cooking purposes, Asian food and related cooking ingredients are becoming more popular in the U.S. as newer Asian supermarkets are opening and stocking the unique ingredients for use in the cuisine. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
    Tim Boyle, 2004 Getty Images, Inc.
Resources taken from Proquest's eLibrary