Beer: Health and Nutrition / Edition 1

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Overview

"Beer: Health and Nutrition provides in-depth scientific coverage of beer as part of the diet, the role of beer through history, malting and brewing practices in relation to product safety and wholesomeness, human nutrition, the composition of beer in relation to nutrition and health, and the impact of alcohol on health. A final chapter makes important conclusions about the role of beer in the human diet." Beer: Health and Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dieticians, and a wide range of health professionals, food and beverage scientists and technologists, chemists and microbiologists. All those involved in the brewing industry will find much of interest within the covers of this book.
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"a very timely and interesting book...well-balanced...extremely readable...highly recommended". (Journal of the Institute of Brewing, Vol 111, No 2, 2005)

"easy and pleasant to read for both specialists or beginners in beer science" (Cerevisia - Belgian Journal of Brewing and Biotechnology, Vol 30, No 3, 2005)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632064465
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Beer as part of the diet 1
2 Beer through history 30
3 The basics of malting and brewing : product safety and wholesomeness 49
4 The basics of human nutrition 86
5 The composition of beer in relation to nutrition and health 96
6 The impact of alcohol on health 120
7 Conclusion 155
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