Low-carb diets, like the once fashionable Atkins diet, do not
increase the risk of heart disease, says new research from Harvard
- and if vegetables rather than meat are the source of fat and
protein then the risk of heart disease...
Sticking to a low-carbohydrate diet with some limits of calories
has long-term benefits on body weight and blood sugar levels, says
a new study from Sweden, but a leading diabetes charity advises
against following such a diet.
A fall in bread consumption in the US impacts sales for food enzyme
leader Novozymes in the third quarter with the Danish firm
reporting a 7 per cent fall in sales for this segment to DKK373
million (€50 million) this year from DKK399...
The recent bolt on acquisition of Rhodia Food Ingredients lifted
sales for Danisco in an otherwise challenging first quarter for
2004/2005 but efforts to improve margins appear to be paying off,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Slight growth for Danish enzymes giant Novozymes in the first half
of the year with Europe providing steady returns but US market
knocked by the popular low carbohydrate diet that has hit the
Canadian firm SunOpta raises the stakes for high fibre ingredients
by upping production and completing the second expansion phase at
its Minnesota plant on the back of a surge in demand from food
US starch supplier MGP Ingredients witnesses the benefits of
'adding-value' to ingredients products with strong growth in
low-carb ingredients pushing demand for its resistant wheat starch