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Handbook of Nutraceuticals

Scale-Up, Processing and Automation

Edited by: Yashwant Pathak

Print publication date:  May  2011
Online publication date:  May  2011

Print ISBN: 9781439823682
eBook ISBN: 9781439823705
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b10912
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Due in part to an absence of universally accepted standardization methods, nutraceuticals and functional foods face regulatory ignorance, marketing incompetence and ethical impunity. Even though many researchers believe that there is a connection between nutraceuticals and functional foods and reduced health care expenses as well as disease prevention, the credibility and quality control challenge remains. The industry needs more standardized testing, reliable reproducible clinical studies to prove the efficacies of products in vivo, and in-process controls to maintain universal product quality.

The first volume of the Handbook of Nutraceuticals re-defined Nutraceuticals, covering the regulatory aspect as well as insisting on the cGMP?s and SOP?s for the nutraceutical manufacturing. This second volume focuses on the scale up, processing, and automation of nutraceutical production under cGMP production regulations. It covers:

  • Advancements in extraction methods
  • Unit operations involved in scaling up and processing
  • Rheological and flow properties of products as characterization parameters
  • Fortification and value enhancement using nanotechnology
  • Green concepts in food industry
  • Flavoring of nutraceuticals
  • Clinical batch nutraceutical manufacturing
  • New technologies to prevent counterfeiting
  • Automation in nutraceutical industry

The nutraceutical market is at the crossroads. With a nearly $200 billion market for nutraceuticals and functional foods by end of 2013, and promising developments in product design and discovery, the industry must be ready for intense scrutiny. The standardization of testing, clinical studies, and adherence to rigorous industry and scientific methods is necessary for the advancement, acceptance, and development of high quality, effective nutraceuticals. With contributions from leading authorities, this book brings together hundreds of years of combined experience to provide guidance on how to increase the quality and credibility of nutraceutical products.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Advances in Extraction of Plant Products in Nutraceutical Processing Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Liquid−Liquid Extraction and Adsorption Applied to the Processing of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Application of Enzyme-Assisted Oil Extraction Technology in the Processing of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Nutraceutical Processing Using Mixing Technology Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Separation Technologies in Nutraceutical Processing Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Size Reduction, Particle Size, and Shape Characterization of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Application of Spray Drying Technology for Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Products Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Rheology of Complex Fluids Containing Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Scaling Up and Processing Nutraceutical Dispersions Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Validation of Nutraceutical Process Equipment Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Bioprocessing of Marine Products for Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Products Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Packaging of Nutraceuticals Derived from Plants Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Addressing Powder Flow and Segregation Concerns during Scale-Up of Nutraceutical Solid Formulations Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Complying with FDA Regulations for the Manufacture and Quality Control of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Fortification and Value Enhancement of Food Products during Nutraceutical Processing Using Microencapsulation and Nanotechnology Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Apple Nutraceuticals and the Effects of Processing, and Their Therapeutic Applications Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Green Concepts in the Food Industry Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Flavoring of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Nutraceutical Clinical Batch Manufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  21:  New Technologies Protect Nutraceuticals against Counterfeiting Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Automated Manufacturing of Nutraceuticals Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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