People who lost weight by following a low-calorie, low-fat regime saw longer term effects on mood than those who used a low-carb approach, report researchers in Australia – but whether its down to social chemical reasons remain unclear.
Low-carb diets, like the once fashionable Atkins diet, do not
increase the risk of heart disease, says new research from Harvard
- and if vegetables rather than meat are the source of fat and
protein then the risk of heart disease...
Sticking to a low-carbohydrate diet with some limits of calories
has long-term benefits on body weight and blood sugar levels, says
a new study from Sweden, but a leading diabetes charity advises
against following such a diet.
Falling pasta sales at leading US company American Italian Pasta
reflect an industry-wide problem and demonstrate how a low-carb
legacy may still undermine foods with a higher carbohydrate
content, as Chris Mercerdiscovers.
A fall in bread consumption in the US impacts sales for food enzyme
leader Novozymes in the third quarter with the Danish firm
reporting a 7 per cent fall in sales for this segment to DKK373
million (€50 million) this year from DKK399...
The recent bolt on acquisition of Rhodia Food Ingredients lifted
sales for Danisco in an otherwise challenging first quarter for
2004/2005 but efforts to improve margins appear to be paying off,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Slight growth for Danish enzymes giant Novozymes in the first half
of the year with Europe providing steady returns but US market
knocked by the popular low carbohydrate diet that has hit the
Hurt by rising operating costs and a shift in consumer taste
against traditional white flour based products, Canadian food giant
George Weston has embarked on a search for better margins in
premium bakery products.
As popularity soars for the low carbohydrate, high protein Atkins
diet scientists warn this week that even a 'moderately' high
protein diet could reduce a woman's chances of becoming pregnant.
Mounting criticism of...
Following approval in Australia and New Zealand for the
increasingly popular low-cal, prebiotic sweetener tagatose,
licensee Arla Food Ingredients has farmed out the rights for
distribution for the two countries to fellow ingredients...
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