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Tree Nuts

Edited By: Cesarettin Alasalvar and Fereidoon Shahidi
340 pages, 41 black & white illustrations
Publisher: CRC Press
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Nuts have been long perceived as a high-fat, high-calorie food, best avoided or consumed in moderation. However, research is showing that tree nuts are cholesterol-free and contain unsaturated fats which can help lower the risk of heart disease. Nuts also provide essential nutrients such as magnesium, chromium, zinc, and manganese. Like all plant foods they are high in fiber and phytochemicals. This book examines ten popular tree nuts and describes each nut's compositional characteristics, lipid characteristics, effects of consumption on serum lipid profiles, as well as their phytochemicals and role in disease prevention. In addition the book covers allergens and uses for non-edible parts.


Tree Nuts: Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects: An Overview, C. Alasalvar and F. Shahidi Chemical Composition of Edible Nut Seeds and Its Implications in Human Health, S.K. Sathe, E.K. Monaghan, H.H. Kshirsagar, and M. Venkatachalam Health Benefits of Tree Nuts, M.E. Ternus, K. Lapsley, and C.J. Geiger Tree Nut Allergens, S.K. Sathe, G.M. Sharma, and K.H. Roux Sphingolipids in Tree Nuts, Y. Wang, D. Tan, and C.-T. Ho Health Aspects and Antiaflatoxigenic Activity of Phytochemicals in Tree Nuts, R.J. Molyneux, N. Mahoney, J.H. Kim, and B.C. Campbell Flavor and Volatile Compounds in Tree Nuts, K.R. Cadwallader and S. Puangpraphant Almond and Almond Products: Nutraceutical Components and Health Effects, F. Shahidi, Y. Zhong, S.S.K. Wijeratne, and C.-T. Ho Bioactives and Health Benefi ts of Brazil Nut, F. Shahidi and Z. Tan Bioactive Compounds from Cashew Nut and Its Coproducts, F. Shahidi and Z. Tan Chemical Composition and Health Aspects of Chestnut (Castanea spp.), F. Korel and M.A-. Balaban Compositional Characteristics and Health Effects of Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.): An Overview, C. Alasalvar, F. Shahidi, J.S. Amaral, and B.P.P. Oliveira Antioxidant Activities and Phytochemicals in Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) and Hazelnut By-Products, C. Alasalvar, A.M. Hoffman, and F. Shahidi Phytochemical Profi les and Potential Health Benefi ts of Heartnut (Juglans ailanthifolia var. cordiformis): A Comparison with the Common Walnut (Juglans regia L.), R. Tsao and L. Li Nutrient Composition and Health Beneficial Effects of Macadamia Nuts, I.A. Munro and M.L. Garg Compositional Characteristics and Health Effects of Pecan [Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch], R.R. Eitenmiller and R.B. Pegg Nutraceutical Potential of Pine Nut, L. Yu and M. Slavin Phytochemicals and Health Aspects of Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.), N.P. Seeram, Y. Zhang, S. Bowerman, and D. Heber Walnut Polyphenols: Structures and Functions, T. Fukuda Index

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TA BITAK Marmara Research Centre, Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, NL, Canada
Edited By: Cesarettin Alasalvar and Fereidoon Shahidi
340 pages, 41 black & white illustrations
Publisher: CRC Press
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