Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technology

Human Milk Biochemistry and Infant Formula Manufacturing Technology

by M. Guo
     
 

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Since infant formula often substitutes for human milk, its composition must match that of human milk as closely as possible. Quality control of infant formula is also essential to ensure product safety, as infants are particularly vulnerable food consumers. This book reviews the latest research into human milk biochemistry and best practice in infant formula

Overview

Since infant formula often substitutes for human milk, its composition must match that of human milk as closely as possible. Quality control of infant formula is also essential to ensure product safety, as infants are particularly vulnerable food consumers. This book reviews the latest research into human milk biochemistry and best practice in infant formula processing technology and quality control.

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"...a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the technical and functional requirements for a product that is becoming more attractive to many manufacturers and importers around the world." --Australian Dairy Foods

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845697242
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/17/2014
Series:
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition Series , #261
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr. Mingruo Guo is Professor in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He is highly regarded for his teaching, research and product development in the area of functional foods. Dr. Guo's scholarly interests include milk chemistry, functional foods (pre- and probiotics), infant formula chemistry and technology, whey utilization, food microstructure and component interactions, nutritional supplements, sports beverages, fermented dairy products, goat's milk chemistry and processing, ultrasound processing, and food analysis.

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