Dieters are bombarded with messages about low-carb, high-protein
and low-fat approaches to weight loss, but new research from Tufts
University suggests that they should also consider placing greater
emphasis on fiber in their diet.
Supporting evidence for the health benefits of regular cereal
consumption, girls who eat breakfast cereal daily weigh less than
their friends who opt for a different morning sustenance, reveals a
The UK marketer of Shreddies breakfast cereal can continue to make
claims that the product helps boost children's concentration in
school but it must make their evidence clearer to viewers of their
ad, said authorities last week.
Marine ingredients firm Primex says the entry of its chitosan
product into the functional foods market, combined with new
clinical trials, will mark a significant turning point for the
business in the coming year.
Food and drink makers developing functional, ready to drink and
instant formulas could gain from European Commission approval for
the slow-release carbohydrate isomaltulose supplied by German firm