Fats and Oils in Health and Nutrition

by Khetarpaul, Vipul, Neelam Khetarpaul & Anubha Mutneja

ISBN: 9789351301387
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 16995.00
Biblio : viii+546p., col.plts.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Professor Neelam Khetarpaul, former-Dean (COHS) and HOD (FN) also at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar is the recipient of many awards viz., Distinguished Teacher Award, Young Investigator Award, Ms. Manju Utreja Gold Medal and cash award for doing the best research work in the University and Best Research Paper Awards by many scientific socities. She is the recipient of various Visiting Fellowships abroad funded by different national and international agencies and visited USA, Australia, UK, Hungary, Ghana, Ecuador and Netherlands for academic pursuits. She is the country Coordinator of Indo-Netherlands Tailoring Biotechnologies project programme being funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India and the Wageningen University, The Netherlands under which 4 students are doing Ph.D from WU, the Netherlands. She has published more than 240 research papers in various journals of national and international repute, 22 books and guided 28 post graduate students in the discipline of Food Science and Human Nutrition. <BR> 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. <BR> 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’.

About The Book

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 is 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 <BR> 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.

Table of Contents

Preface v <BR> 1. Definition and Classification of Lipids I 1 <BR> 2. Definition and Classification of Lipids II 37 <BR> 3. Gastrointestinal Digestion and Absorption of Lipid 64 <BR> 4. Disturbances in Lipid Metabolism 82 <BR> 5. Types of Fats Consumed in Diet and their Relation to Health 91 <BR> 6. Health Effects of Trans Fatty Acids 108 <BR> 7. Role of Cholesterol in Human Health 123 <BR> 8. Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors 154 <BR> 9. Role of Polyunsaturated Fat in Cardiovascular Disease 182 <BR> 10. Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease 201 <BR> 11. Dietary Component of Therapeutic Lifestyle Change in CVD 226 <BR> 12. Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Cereal and Millet Fibers 247 <BR> 13. Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Legumes 258 <BR> 14. Diet, Fat and Cancer 275 <BR> 15. Fat Substitutes 304 <BR> 16. Recommended Fatty Acid Ratios in Dietary Fats for Good Health 317 <BR> 17. Trends in Production and Consumption Patterns of Oilseeds, Oils and Fats: World Scenario 338 <BR> 18. Trends in Production and Consumption of Oilseeds, Oils and Fats: Indian Scenario 366 <BR> 19. Oil that Matters I 425 <BR> 20. Oil that Matters II 463 <BR> 21. Dietary Oils and their Blending for Good Health 494 <BR> References 513