Consuming a high level of carbs and a low level of fats can regulate a gene in the body that can reduce your risk of obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases, a meta-analysis has concluded.
Researchers have revealed that the timing of carbohydrate-rich meals can significantly worsen glucose homeostasis – on top of the independent glycaemic index of the food – potentially revealing ways to minimise the risk of type-2 diabetes.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a tweet and Instagram post advertising Protein World’s ‘Carb Blocker Capsules’ did not adhere to European nutrition health claims legislation – warning the company that the product name ‘Carb...
From 20th June, manufacturers will be able to claim a “lower blood glucose rise” when using non-digestible carbohydrates as sugar replacers, following the publication of a new article 13.5 claim in the EU Official Journal.
Preserving the natural structure of plant fibre during food processing keeps blood sugar levels in check – meaning manufacturers can make their products healthier without changing the ingredients, say researchers.
Lower glycaemic load (GL) meals have been shown to benefit cognition and mood in young people, and now a new study has found that Beneo’s low glycaemic carbohydrate Palatinose (isomaltulose) can improve mood and memory in over-45s with good glucose tolerance.
The three giants of chicory-derived inulin and fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) supply have won a significant European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claim approval linking non-digestible carbohydrates and improved blood glucose response.
The quality of carbohydrates in foods as measured by their glycaemic index (GI) should be included in national dietary guidelines and on food labels, according to a group of leading nutrition scientists from ten countries.
EU dairy and beverage manufacturers may have access to another form of the dietary fibre methylcellulose, which induces feelings of fullness – or satiety – if a novel foods application by Dow Wolff Cellulosics (DWC) succeeds.
A new nutritional charter initiated by Cereal Partners France - a joint venture between Nestlé Cereals France and General Mills - reflects French government targets and pledges to boost fibre in its childrens' range.
Sipal Partners has developed an organic fructose syrup with
exceptionally high fructose content, providing a sweetener low in
calories and with a low glycemic index for a growing market sector
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...
Low-glycemic products are only just gaining momentum, according to
Packaged Facts, which predicts that the glycemic-control angle will
be an ever more pressing consideration for marketers and
formulators in the coming years.
Scientists from Korea and Denmark have reported the synthesis of
novel oligosaccharides with a relative sweetness of about 80 per
cent that of sucrose, potentially offering formulators with an
alternative sweetener source.
A new set of definitions related to glycemic carbohydrates have
been approved by a group of industry and science experts, in an
effort designed to help food manufacturers communicate how the
carbohydrate content of a product will...
The first ever World Grains Summit opened its doors in San
Francisco yesterday, attracting visitors from throughout the food
and beverage industries for four days of exploration of the latest
developments in grain-based science and...
Palatinit today announced that it has achieved GRAS notification
for its sugar replacer Palatinose, a certification the company
hopes will provide food manufacturers with "complete
assurance" in the product.