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.
People on the Atkins diet may be losing weight but they are also
likely to be in a bad mood, say researchers in the US, who say that
a lack of carbohydrates will reduce levels of the mood-regulating
The US-based natural food group Hain Celestial is snapping up
German manufacturer of soy, oat and rice-based drinks Natumi,
expanding its operations in Europe and giving it access to a
non-dairy production facility in the region.
Eating just 10 grams of dietary fiber from fruits and cereals each
day appears to significantly lower the risk of coronary heart
disease, according to a new study out this week. But vegetable
fiber did not offer any protection, said...