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Carbery boosts whey response

Carbery boosts whey response

By Shane Starling

Irish dairy and ingredients group, Carbery, is promoting research employing its hydrolysed whey protein ingredient, Optipep, that it says demonstrates its superiority to regular whey protein in terms of insulin response.

Glycaemic index 'here to stay'

Glycaemic index 'here to stay'

By Jess Halliday

The glycaemic index has not risen to the same astronomic trend
proportions of its low-carb predecessor, but this does not mean
there is a lack of interest. Rather, a slow build up could be a
sign that it is here for the long-haul.

Inulin lowers GI of chocolate

Inulin lowers GI of chocolate

By Dominique Patton

The soluble fibre inulin, best known for its beneficial effects on
the gut, also lowers the glycaemic index of dark chocolate,
according to a new study, suggesting the ingredient could be used
in products targeted at blood sugar control.

Tagatose chocolate has low GI

Tagatose chocolate has low GI

Food makers will be encouraged to use a low-calorie sweetener
supplied by Danish ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients with a
new study showing a chocolate bar made with the prebiotic
ingredient is very low in glycaemic load (GL)...

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