Treating cirrhotic patients with synbiotics or fermentable fiber
can alter the flora in the gut, lowering its pH levels as well as
the ammonia levels in the blood and significantly reducing brain
dysfunction, a common symptom of the...
An industry drive to push the nutritional benefits of flour could
lead to increased sales for the £3 billion UK bread market.
Farmer's in the UK last week met with the National Association of
British and Irish Millers (NABIM)...
Z-Trim, the all-natural, zero calorie fat replacement that reduces
calories and increases healthy insoluble fiber in a variety of
products does not alter the original recipe's taste, no matter what
food Z-trim is added to, claim...
Spearing growth in the speciality starch and health ingredients
domain MGP Ingredients links up with Penford Corporation to market
a new potato-based resistant starch for increasing fiber and
reducing carbohydrate levels in food products....
Boosting 'added-value' opportunities for companies working with
corn, new research from government scientists on a fungus could
hold the key to using corn fibre as a factory for the production of
the potent antioxidant lycopene,...
Much of the flour that goes into breads, pasta, cakes,
breakfastcereals and other foods comes from so-called 'winter
wheats', planted in autumn and harvested in spring. New research
has identified the key gene involved in...
The reason low-carb dieters often lose weight and sometimes show
improvements in their cholesterol, blood sugars, and blood
pressures is because they are, in essence, sickened by the diet,
writes a doctor in a science journal published...
Swedish company Nutritech International has developed a range of
health foods to showcase its new organic activated barley, which
has a beta-glucan content almost double that of the original raw
material, as well as high levels of...
Rubbing shoulders on the shelves with 'low-carb' friendly food
products, wholegrains must reach out to the consumer to remain in
the game. Cereal chemists in the US bring wholegrains into the
user-friendly zone with a new,...
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
Dietary fibre from fruits and vegetables provides essential food
for bacteria in the colon needed to fight off pathogens, say US
researchers, explaining why fruit and vegetables are so important
in protecting against colon disease.