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Honey Constituents and their Biological Functions

Honey Constituents and their Biological Functions

Md. Ibrahim Khalil

ISBN: 978-1-119-11330-0

Feb 2021, Wiley-Blackwell

352 pages

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This book will take a systematic look at the constituents of honey and their various health effects. Chapters will be dedicated to: carbohydrates; amino acids, proteins and enzymes; lipids; vitamins; organic acids; minerals and trace elements; antioxidants; and polyphenols. The two closing chapters will look at toxins and contaminants which may be found in honey. Honey: Composition and Health Benefits is the first full-length scientific analysis of the health effects of honey, and will be invaluable to food scientists, health scientists and nutritionists working in academia and industry.