Foods for Special Dietary Regimens

Special Dietary Regimes: A Glance

Author(s): Elevina E. Pérez Sira*, Frederick Schroeder and Mily Schroeder

Pp: 1-26 (26)

DOI: 10.2174/9789814998062121010003

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


The relationship between foods and health and their influence on the prevention of diseases was established a long time ago. To corroborate this relationship and impact on consumer health; this chapter focuses on definitions associated with special dietarian regimes, classifying and describing different types of consumers, and defining the types of special foods. It also describes the food functions and definitions associated with its function on the body. The macro and micronutrients, special dietary raw material, and the effect of the technological processes on food properties are addressed. The labeling and its legislation, steps for food development, and recipes to produce nonconventional flour are also discussed.

Keywords: Consumers, Food development, Food labeling, Functional foods, Medical foods, Nutrients, Special dietary regimes.

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