Low concentrations of myo-inositol, a nutrient involved in
carbohydrate metabolism, or slightly elevated glucose levels in the
blood increase the risk of having a child with spina bifida, say
The first wave of low-carb foods to compete with the Atkins brand
reached the UK market last month but not all global food makers are
confident of the trend's longevity in the European marketplace,
writes Dominique Patton.
Food manufacturers offering products with a low glycaemic value
will help generate the necessary evidence to convince sceptics of
the merits of the nutritional strategy, suggests an industry
expert, even if they cannot carry a health...
Unilever yesterday turned its nose up at any talk of a decline in
the low-carb market and introduced 23 lines - the biggest launch in
the company's history - into Australian supermarkets, according to
an article in The Australian.
Atkins Nutritionals, the US-based company behind the trendy
low-carb diet, has hired a turnaround specialist to shake up its
business in the wake of increasing competition and waning consumer
interest in low-carb diets, it said this...
Earlier this week we reported how fiber-enriched products could be
the next big thing to hit the US health food market. Philippa
Nuttall spoke to dietician Pat Baird, member of the newly
formed National Fiber Council, about the importance...
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has decided
to pursue its investigation into alleged dumping of the
hydrocolloid ingredient purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) after
an initial complaint by Aqualan, a division...