Functional, Regional Foods and Herbal Plants: Technology, Properties and Cultural Tradition
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2025 | Viewed by 2679
Interests: new methods of food preservation; pulsed electric fields; microwave treatment; bioactive components; traditional and regional food; nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics; historical and modern eating habits
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Regional food is an increasingly important part of the food offered to customers. Its origin from the immediate vicinity has a positive impact on the economic sustainability of local supply chains and contributes to reducing the burden on the environment, also due to the shorter transport from the producer to the consumer. Functional food, on the other hand, owes its growing popularity to its chemical composition, which makes it possible to maintain human health prophylaxis at a higher level. Biologically active ingredients obtained from herbal plants can expand the functional food segment with new, valuable products.
This Special Issue of Applied Sciences on “Functional, Regional Foods and Herbal Plants: Technology, Properties and Cultural Tradition” aims to give an overview of the latest trends in the production of functional and regional food, also with the use of biologically active substances obtained from herbal plants.
We invite authors to contribute original research articles and review articles from different subfields of functional food, regional food and herbal plants. Papers may also refer to cultural traditions related to both food and herbal plants.
Dr. Maciej Oziembłowski
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- functional foods
- regional foods
- herbal plants
- technology properties
- cultural tradition