Unique in its approach and coverage, Weight Control and Slimming Ingredients in Food Technology identifies those ingredients that promote weight loss based on credible science review. Numerous ingredients are presented and analyzed according to the varying levels of supporting scientific evidence available, ranging from the well researched ingredients like green tea polyphenols and CLA to ingredients with only limited available data such as capsaicin. Coverage includes analysis of slimming ingredients for new product development efforts, detailed information on global suppliers, and guidance for food labeling purposes.
Susan S. Cho, PhD, is founder and owner of NutraSource, Inc., Laurel, MD., where she provides numerous consultative services including GRAS Self affirmation and regulatory issues; analysis and interpretations related to NHANES and other nutrient datasets; consultations on new ingredients, product innovation, and marketing claims; substantiations for food labeling, structure and function claims and product claims; nutrition science review; and patents review and recommendations. Formerly, she worked with the Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI, where she served in various capacities including Director of Nutrition and Nutrition Business Partner; Senior Scientist, Research & Development; and Senior Research Chemist, Corporate Quality.