Carbohydrates and fibers (sugar, starches)

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Danone-led research uncovers how certain diets impact the gut microbiome

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Low-carb diets such as keto and paleo have exploded in popularity among consumers and brands that formulated products to fit the nutritional guardrails of each, but how does drastically eliminating carbs impact the diversity of good bacteria in gut microbiome?

Make water and seltzers available at checkouts instead of soda, says CSPI. Pic:getty/edhonowitz

‘Keep soda in the soda aisle’, says CSPI

By Rachel Arthur

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a US consumer advocacy organization, is urging the country’s top food retailers and sugary drink manufacturers to remove sugar-laden drinks from impulse buy locations in stores.

Brazzein is 500-2,000 times as sweet as sucrose (table sugar). Picture credit: GettyImages-CherriesJD

Sweegen to launch high intensity sweetener brazzein in 2022

By Elaine Watson

Sweegen will expand its high-intensity sweeteners portfolio early next year with the addition of brazzein, an ultra-sweet tasting protein found in small quantities in the fruit of a West African plant called oubli, that can be produced on a commercial...

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