Dietary Fiber

Low dietary fibre intake may increase cardiovascular risk: Study

Low dietary fibre intake may increase cardiovascular risk: Study

By Nathan Gray

There is a significant association between low intakes of dietary fibre intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation, and obesity, according to new research that strengthens the previously suggested link between...

Soluble corn fibre can be added to a wide range of bakery goods

Triple boost for added fibre products

By Gary Scattergood

Improved bowel health, increased satiety and enhanced calcium absorption add to mounting evidence for the health benefits of certain added fibres in the diet, according to Tate & Lyle.

Roquette backs chlorella for digestive health

Roquette backs chlorella for digestive health

By Shane Starling

Roquette will showcase chlorella at Vitafoods in Geneva this month with the French supplier pointing to an unpublished in vivo study demonstrating gut health benefits for the micro-algae.

Italy leads world in fibre food supplements

Special edition: Fibre

Italy leads world in fibre food supplements

By Shane Starling

Industry experts are predicting rock star status for fibre – if a global tour was planned most of the stops would be fortified and whole foods, although there might be a few more ‘gigs’ for fibre supplements as the tour progresses with Italy stop numero...

Can fiber continue its upward trajectory to rock star status?

Special edition: Fiber

Can fiber continue its upward trajectory to rock star status?

By Stephen DANIELLS

Consumer demand for fiber-rich products is predicted to continue to sky rocket, with some industry observers claiming fiber will have ‘rock star’ status for the food and nutrition industries.

Fibre-rich foods might not increase feelings of satiety - in the short term at least - say the researchers.

Functional fibres may not boost satiety

By Nathan Gray

The hunger-suppressing effects of functional fibres have been called into doubt after a new study revealed foods containing ingredients like inulin and corn fibre do not increase feelings of fullness in the short term.

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