Adding alginates or guar gum to baked goods and breakfast cereals
could be one way to increase the satiety these products provide,
allowing consumers to feel full longer, according to food
scientists at the University of Maine.
If formulators are worried verbose FDA-approved health claims fog
the message they are trying to get across to consumers, they should
maybe question one of the basic foundations of nutrition packaging:
the nutrition label.
The reason why some people dislike vegetables such a broccoli and
sprouts is due to the genetic defence mechanism to potentially
harmful compounds in the plants, a result that deepens our
understanding of taste.
The demonisation of spinach following last week's E.coli outbreak
could give salad-dodgers the excuse they have been looking for to
skimp on their recommended five to nine portions of fruit and veg a
day. Without communication...
Scientists from Brazil have reported that supplementing the diet
with the soluble dietary fibres, inulin and oligofructose, boosted
calcium absorption in rats by about 40 per cent, results that add
to an ever growing body of science...
Canadian researchers are looking into the effects of gelling of
whey protein isolates with xanthan gum in concentrations well below
that usually reported, and have already filed for a patent on the
Reducing portion sizes and spreading information on healthy eating
are just some of the initiatives that the food industry needs to
take in order to help prevent childhood obesity, according to a new
report by the Institute of Medicine...
A water soluble cellulose fiber new to the US market claims to
provide moisture management, reduced oil uptake and improved
coating adhesion in a range of food products, including baked
goods, extruded items and dairy products.
A focus on leadership as opposed to just management within
companies is the key to attaining emotional commitment in
employees, teams and customers that will ultimately lead to
stronger results, according to business strategist Stan...
Environmental campaign group Greenpeace is warning that the food
supply in the Philippines could be at risk from illegal GM rice
contamination originating in the US and China, with potentially
damaging costs to manufacturers in extraction.
The next decade is set to see a global doubling in biotech crop
availability, as countries become increasingly less skeptical of
the technology after witnessing its benefits over the past ten
years, according to the International...