Eating just 10 grams of dietary fibre 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
fibre did not offer any protection, said...
Leading supplement retailer GNC will market a new heart health
supplement containing the Cargill phytosterol ingredient CoroWise.
The launch marks the expansion of phytosterols into new application
areas, following approval from the...
Eating more wholegrain foods could help people reduce their chances
of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers, analysing the
role of carbohydrates on insulin resistance and the prevalence of
the metabolic syndrome in a large...
The market for functional food products has grown steadily for
several years now, focusing primarily on the dairy sector. But
other sectors of the food industry, such as bakery and snacks, are
beginning to see more functional products...
A diet with a high glycaemic load could increase the risk of
colorectal cancer, find US scientists following recent research on
nearly 40,000 middle-aged women. Findings could further fire
interest into new methods of controlling...
A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...
Speciality ingredients continue to deliver improved results for
wheat-based ingredients supplier MGP Ingredients with the company
this week raising its estimated revenue for the year on the back of
higher than expected sales.
Despite recent publicity that suggested Atkin's was modifying its
advice to recommend less meat, low-carb diets seem to be more
popular than ever with one in three Americans watching their
Bunge, the world's top oilseed processor, last week said it was
looking to cream off a gain of about $2 million, or 2 cents per
share, on the sale of its US bakery business to privately-held Dawn