Chia: Rediscovering a Forgotten Crop of the Aztecs

3,53 valoración promedio
( 15 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780816524884: Chia: Rediscovering a Forgotten Crop of the Aztecs

Book by Ayerza Ricardo Wayne Coates

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Críticas:

"A book filled with intriguing information about chia, its history, uses, and nutritive value." --"SIDA""Admirably [raises] chia seeds in the reader's consciousness." --"Plant Science"

Reseña del editor:

One of the four main Aztec crops at the time of Columbus's arrival in the New World, chia is now a forgotten food of the Americas. Chia seed oil offers the highest omega-3 fatty acid content available from plants, but today this species is known only for its use in "chia pets." Yet pre-Columbian civilizations used chia as a raw material for medicines and nutritional compounds, while chia flour could be stored for years as a food reserve and was valued as a source of energy on long journeys. In this book, agronomist Ricardo Ayerza and agricultural engineer Wayne Coates trace the long and fascinating history of chia's use, then reveal the scientific story of the plant and its modern potential. They compare fatty acid profiles of chia with our other major sources fish oil, flaxseed, and marine algae and provide evidence that chia is superior in many ways. Here are just some of the benefits that chia provides:- chia has the highest known percentage of alpha-linolenic acid, and the highest combined alpha-linolenic and linoleic fatty acid percentage of all crops- chia has more protein, lipids, energy, and fiber but fewer carbs than rice, barley, oats, wheat, or corn, nd its protein is gluten-free- chia is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and copper- chia is low in sodium: salmon has 78 times as much, tuna 237 times as much- chia exhibits no evidence of allergic response, even in individuals with peanut and tree-nut allergies- chia doesn t give off a fishy flavor,? unlike some other sources of omega-3 fatty acid The need to balance the essential fatty acid content of the human diet, combined with the need for a safe, renewable, omega-3 fatty acid source, positions chia to become one of the world's important crops. As this insightful study shows, current nutritional understanding provides an excellent opportunity to reintroduce this important food to the world.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Wayne Coates, Ayerza, Ricardo
Editorial: University of Arizona Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Brandeis National Committee, Tucson Cha
(Tucson, AZ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona Press, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. A fine NEW book at a fair price. Clean, tight, unmarked. Text is excellent. We ship within 24 hours, carefully wrapped. We guarantee your satisfaction. No need to pay more. We sell books from New to Acceptable. We take care to be accurate in our description. Most of our books were gently read and in fine condition. BNCTucsonbooks ships daily. Proceeds from the sales of books support an endowed scholarship to Brandeis University, Waltham Mass. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000056361

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 3,67
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Ayerza, Ricardo
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Cantidad: 10
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2005. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería TX-9780816524884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,50
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Ayerza, Ricardo; Wayne Coates
Editorial: University of Arizona Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona Press, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0816524882

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,65
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Ricardo Ayerza; Wayne Coates
Editorial: University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Chicago press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0816524882

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,70
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,12
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Ricardo, Jr. Ayerza and Wayne Coates
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808165248841.0

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,32
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Ricardo Ayerza, Wayne Coates
Editorial: University of Arizona Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona Press, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0816524882

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,55
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Wayne Coates, Richard Ayerza
Editorial: University of Arizona Press, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona Press, United States, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. One of the four main Aztec crops at the time of Columbus s arrival in the New World, chia is now a forgotten food of the Americas. Chia seed oil offers the highest omega-3 fatty acid content available from plants, but today this species is known only for its use in chia pets. Yet pre-Columbian civilizations used chia as a raw material for medicines and nutritional compounds, while chia flour could be stored for years as a food reserve and was valued as a source of energy on long journeys. In this book, agronomist Ricardo Ayerza and agricultural engineer Wayne Coates trace the long and fascinating history of chia s use, then reveal the scientific story of the plant and its modern potential. They compare fatty acid profiles of chia with our other major sources fish oil, flaxseed, and marine algae and provide evidence that chia is superior in many ways.Here are just some of the benefits that chia provides:- chia has the highest known percentage of alpha-linolenic acid, and the highest combined alpha-linolenic and linoleic fatty acid percentage of all crops- chia has more protein, lipids, energy, and fiber but fewer carbs than rice, barley, oats, wheat, or corn, nd its protein is gluten-free- chia is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and copper- chia is low in sodium: salmon has 78 times as much, tuna 237 times as much- chia exhibits no evidence of allergic response, even in individuals with peanut and tree-nut allergies- chia doesn t give off a fishy flavor,? unlike some other sources of omega-3 fatty acid The need to balance the essential fatty acid content of the human diet, combined with the need for a safe, renewable, omega-3 fatty acid source, positions chia to become one of the world s important crops. As this insightful study shows, current nutritional understanding provides an excellent opportunity to reintroduce this important food to the world. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780816524884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,54
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

AYERZA
Editorial: University of Arizona
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller
(BOONE, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2050951

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 20,12
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Ricardo Ayerza; Wayne Coates
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808165248840000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,51
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Wayne Coates, Richard Ayerza
Editorial: University of Arizona Press, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0816524882 ISBN 13: 9780816524884
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Arizona Press, United States, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. One of the four main Aztec crops at the time of Columbus s arrival in the New World, chia is now a forgotten food of the Americas. Chia seed oil offers the highest omega-3 fatty acid content available from plants, but today this species is known only for its use in chia pets. Yet pre-Columbian civilizations used chia as a raw material for medicines and nutritional compounds, while chia flour could be stored for years as a food reserve and was valued as a source of energy on long journeys. In this book, agronomist Ricardo Ayerza and agricultural engineer Wayne Coates trace the long and fascinating history of chia s use, then reveal the scientific story of the plant and its modern potential. They compare fatty acid profiles of chia with our other major sources fish oil, flaxseed, and marine algae and provide evidence that chia is superior in many ways.Here are just some of the benefits that chia provides:- chia has the highest known percentage of alpha-linolenic acid, and the highest combined alpha-linolenic and linoleic fatty acid percentage of all crops- chia has more protein, lipids, energy, and fiber but fewer carbs than rice, barley, oats, wheat, or corn, nd its protein is gluten-free- chia is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and copper- chia is low in sodium: salmon has 78 times as much, tuna 237 times as much- chia exhibits no evidence of allergic response, even in individuals with peanut and tree-nut allergies- chia doesn t give off a fishy flavor,? unlike some other sources of omega-3 fatty acid The need to balance the essential fatty acid content of the human diet, combined with the need for a safe, renewable, omega-3 fatty acid source, positions chia to become one of the world s important crops. As this insightful study shows, current nutritional understanding provides an excellent opportunity to reintroduce this important food to the world. Nº de ref. de la librería AAN9780816524884

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,59
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda