Health & Wellness

Jaime Schwartz: 'For those diagnosed with prediabetes, the first line of defense in preventing diabetes is to lose weight, not to eat specially formulated products'

Special edition: Tackling diabetes. Formulating for healthy blood sugar

How can the food industry address the ticking time bomb of type 2 diabetes?

By Elaine WATSON

Given that one in three American adults is expected to develop type 2 diabetes by 2050, and poor diet and lack of exercise may be largely to blame, what can food and beverage manufacturers do to tackle this epidemic?

Dietitians for Professional Integrity on corporate sponsorship at AND

60-second interview: Andy Bellatti and Elizabeth Lee, Dietitians for Professional Integrity

Dietitians for Professional Integrity: Our hope is that, with time, AND will realize partnerships with big corporate sponsors send out the wrong message

By Elaine WATSON

While the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) says members are more than capable of distinguishing facts from spin when listening to an education session from a corporate sponsor at its annual conference, many RDs worry that cozying up to brands...

ProYo high-protein frozen yogurt set for US-wide roll out

ProYo high-protein frozen yogurt set for US-wide roll out

By Mark ASTLEY

High-protein frozen yogurt ProYo looks set to be rolled out across the US next year, following an “overwhelmingly positive response from the media and brokers” in the six months since its West Coast launch.

“The only solution to our problems is to understand why these things are happening. What’s the dynamic we’ve set up? You’re never going to solve these kinds of problems without evolution,” said Harvard University evolutionary biology professor Daniel Lieberman, when discussing the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes.

Special Edition: Tackling diabetes: Formulating for healthy blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes a ‘mismatch disease’ for our Paleolithic bodies

By Maggie Hennessy

When we examine the long list of noninfectious diseases that trouble modern society—which run the gamut in severity from flat feet to acid reflux, anxiety, certain cancers, high blood pressure, obesity and type 2 diabetes—it helps to look back, way back,...

“Consumers are good at saying what they like, not why,” said Elizabeth Uriyo, vice president of R&D at Horizon Milling, during a press conference at IBIE 2013.

Horizon Milling study: What drives consumer liking of whole wheat bread?

By Maggie Hennessy

Although consumers vary widely in their sensory preferences when it comes to whole wheat bread, certain characteristics in whole wheat flour—such as decreased bitterness and increased sweetness—improve liking among most consumers, according to multi-year...

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