Beer in Health and Disease Prevention Victor R. Preedy

ISBN: 9780080920498

Published: April 28th 2011

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1248 pages


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Beer in Health and Disease Prevention  by  Victor R. Preedy

Beer in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy
April 28th 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 1248 pages | ISBN: 9780080920498 | 4.54 Mb

Presenting both the concerns and problems of beer consumption as well as the emerging evidence of benefit, Beer in Health and Disease Prevention offers a balanced view of todays findings and the potential of tomorrows research.From a beverage ofMorePresenting both the concerns and problems of beer consumption as well as the emerging evidence of benefit, Beer in Health and Disease Prevention offers a balanced view of todays findings and the potential of tomorrows research.From a beverage of warriors to a cheap and affordable commodity, beer has been a part of our consumption for nearly 8000 years.

Like most alcoholic drinks it has been prone to abuse and in some counties the per capita consumption of beer has led to considerable health risks.However, just as wine in moderation has been proposed to promote health, research is showing that beer -- and the ingredients in beer -- can have similar impact on improving health, and in some instances preventing disease.

Furthermore there is a considerable body of emerging evidence to show that the anti-oxidant capacity of beers is high. It has been argued that the total antioxidants ingested in some beer drinkers equates that consumed by red wine drinkers.The key to this, of course, is understanding and this volume presents a collection of the most current writings on the subject of beer and its potential in health.Winner of the 2009 Best Drinks and Health Book in the World - Gourmand World Cookbook Awards*The most comprehensive coverage of the broad range of topics related to the role of beer and beer ingredients in health *Addresses the impact of beer and beer ingredients on cancers, cardiovascular disease, anti-oxidant benefits, and other health related concerns Presents a holistic view from beer brewing to the isolation of beer-related compounds.

*Appropriate for scientists and researchers from a variety of fields and industries from beer production to health-care professionals *Consistent organization of each chapter provides easy-access to key points and summaries *Self-contained chapters written by subject matter experts



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