Carbohydrate

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SupplySide West 2017

Ingredion launches new ‘slowly digestible’ carbohydrate

By Adi Menayang

Ingredion has launched a new ingredient that will help finished product manufacturers “meet consumer demand for convenient, long-lasting energy in nutritional products,” according to the company.

'...with the same exercise you're preserving glycogen and producing much less lactic acid...' ©iStock

'this hasn't been seen before'

Ketone esters boost endurance in elite athletes: Study

By Shane STARLING

A ketone ester drink developed by an Oxford University start-up for the US Army has shown benefits to elite endurance athletes by unlocking “greater human metabolic potential.”

The profile of the sweetener has been boosted this month with the launch of STATE, a Danish sports drink fronted by Premier League football player Christian Eriksen.

Product strategy expert says palatinose's 'time has come'

By Lynda Searby

As consumer knowledge about blood sugar level management builds, low-glycaemic sweetener Palatinose could be about to enjoy its day in the sun, according to author and marketing guru Julian Mellentin. 

Sports nutrition expert: “...ketones delivered from a beverage for performance enhancement would likely only be beneficial where athletes are already pre-adapted to using ketones as a fuel (low carb dieters).”

UK ketones firm contacted by pro cycling teams

Ketones get rough ride at Tour de France

By Shane STARLING

The use of potentially performance enhancing ketones at the Tour de France cycling race has raised questions about their efficacy, legality and scale of usage.

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