Food as Medicine : Functional Food Plants of Africa Hardback
by Maurice M. (Bioresources Development Group, Abuja, Nigeria, and Bioresources Development and Co Iwu
Part of the Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals series
This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods.
It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance, mental acuity, sleep-supporting, metabolic syndrome, antioxidant, and unsaturated fats.
Plant description, botanical names and synonyms, plant part used, habitat and distribution, folk use, nutritional content, and chemistry are all fully detailed.
The book highlights indigenous African food processing technologies up to the modern era.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 384 pages, 5 Tables, black and white; 26 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 24/11/2016
- Category: Dietetics & nutrition
- ISBN: 9781498706094