There is no clinical benefit to supplementation with dietary fibre for sufferers of irritable bowel disease (IBD) as fermentation has no discernible effect on the composition of gut microbiome, say scientists.
A test method pioneered by Irish diagnostic technology company Megazyme International has become the global method of choice for ensuring dietary fibre content is not 'double counted' on nutritional labels.
Danisco is planning a major increase in capacity of Litesse polydextrose in response to demand for fibre-rich foods, and following a new definition of fibre that confirms the specialty sweetener’s classification.
Two different definitions of the term 'fibre' are currently up for
comment by the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special
Dietary Uses, and may have an impact on nutrition claims for
certain ingredients in food...
Leading cereal maker Kellogg on Monday launched a new initiative in
the US to promote its fibre-rich cereal products. It aims to raise
awareness of the importance of dietary fibre in order to encourage
Americans to increase their...
Knowing a food's dietary fibre content says nothing about how it
will impact the body, says a New Zealand researcher, who is calling
for an alternative evaluation of nutrients that will give consumers
more information about their...