Palatinose (isomaltulose) may offer a viable alternative to sugar as new research suggests this low glycaemic carbohydrate is more effective in reducing insulin secretion and lowering blood glucose fluctuations.
The first signs of Brexit’s short-term impact on the UK economy were highlighted in a survey from the Institute of Directors (IoD), which revealed nearly two-thirds (64%) of IoD members thought that quitting the EU would be negative for their business.
A coating of long chain inulin and chitosan could offer better protection for probiotics in the gut, say researchers.
The nutritional properties of walnuts are again under the spotlight as a review points to the nut’s omega-3 content as a factor in reducing the risk of developing physical impairments in old age.
Europe’s problematic reliance on “unsustainable” soy imports could be solved using Central and Eastern European farming land, the European Commission heard last week.