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Fats and Oils in Health and Nutrition

Neelam Khetarpaul (Author) Anubha Mutneja (Author) Vipul Khetarpaul (Author)

Today everyone is interested to know about the role of fats and oils in human nutrition, health and disease. A great deal of research has been carried out on this important class of nutrients in the last few years. It has become an interesting and challenging subject even for the common man. To ensure that readers are kept up to date on this subject, this book divided into 21 chapters, presents and discusses topical data on fats and oils including: classification of lipids; their digestion and absorption; disturbances in fat metabolism; types of fats to be consumed in diet and their relation to health; recent recommended levels of various types of fatty acids, total fats and oils in daily diets; the correlation of dietary fat, fat composition and fatty acids on human nutrition; role of trans fat, cholesterol, saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated (omega- 6 and omega-3) fatty acids in coronary heart disease, cancer and immune system; fat substitutes/replacers, chemical composition of vegetable oils and their blending for good health; hypocholesterolemic effect of dietary fibre; recent trends in production and consumption of oilseeds and oils at global and national level etc. This book is a ready reference and an indispensable resource for students, health professionals, academician and anyone who is interested to learn about oils, fats and their role in human nutrition, health and disease.

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About the authors

Neelam Khetarpaul

Dr. (Mrs.) Neelam Khetarpaul presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Foods and Nutrition at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar is the recipient of many awards viz., Distinguished teadher Award-2000, Young Investigator Award, Ms. Manju Utreja Gold Medal and cash award for doing the best research work in the University and Best research paper Award by AFST (I), Hisar Chapter. She is the recipient of various Visiting Fellowships abroad funded by different national and international agencies and visited USA, Australia, UK, Hungary and Netherlands for academic pursuits. She has published more than 150 research papers in various journals of national and international repute and 12 books in the discipline of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Anubha Mutneja

Dr. Anubha Mutneja, MD graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and pursued further training in internal medicine from university of Florida in Gainesville, FL, USA. She is currently pursuing a fellowship in nephrology in Washington University in St Louis MO, USA. She has special interest in cardiology, immunology and human nutrition.

Vipul Khetarpaul

Dr. Vipul Khetarpaul graduated with distinction in the MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India and scored the highest marks in Manipal University. He is the recipient of gold medals, various prizes and awards including Dr. R. L. Adiga Prize, Dr.K.M.Kudva and Mrs.Gauri M.Kudva Prize for standing First in final MBBS Part 2 University Examination held during the year 2005-2006, the Bhagyamma Purushotam Prize for standing first in Obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. T. M. A. Pai Prize for standing first in final MBBS Part 2 University Examination and for good conduct. He also got certificate of Merit for Excellent Academic Performance (2004-2005). Throughout schooling, he was amongst the top 1 per cent and invariably at the 99th percentile. He has done Basic Life Support (BLS) provider course by American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider course by American Heart Association, ITLS (International Trauma Life Support) Advanced Course, and Fundamental Critical Care Support provider course by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has attended a number of workshops and conferences at AIIMS, Apollo hospital, Batra hospital etc. He cleared USMLE examinations with 99 percentile and did residency in surgery from WSU, USA. Presently, he is doing fellowship in Vascular Surgery in Washington University in St Louis MO, USA. He has keen interest in human nutrition and is the Co-author of one book on ‘Advances in Lipid Nutrition’.

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Title Fats and Oils in Health and Nutrition
Format Hardcover
Date published: 15.01.2014
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351242406
length viii+546p., Illustrations; 25cm.