The short-chain fructooligosaccharide not only serves as a fiber source but also provides functional health benefits as well as formulating benefits such as sugar reduction because the ingredient is 30% as sweet as sugar
Ingredion’s new Versafibe series of insoluble dietary fibers are aimed at offering low cost-in-use solutions for a variety of product types with “little to no impact on product texture, flavor, and color.”
The scientists at probiotic supplier Dupont Nutrition & Health (Wilmington, DE) say they have developed testing methodology that makes it easier to identify the bacterial strains in a multi-strain blend.
Enzyme marketers are making a concerted effort to extend the reach of enzymes with innovative, condition-specific blends targeting everything from sports nutrition to pet health.
Despite FDA’s strong language against hemp cannabidiol (CBD), sales and demand for the controversial cannabinoid are skyrocketing. Here are some of the most promising health areas.
Past preclinical studies have suggested Lactobacillus acidophilus may be effective in breaking down lactose, but a new human clinical study is the first to investigate its ability to offer relief from symptoms of lactose intolerance.
The announcement comes just a few months after LactoSpore received a “no questions” letter from FDA regarding its Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) submission.
It may be easy to think of fiber as a uniform category of ingredients, but is soluble fiber getting the attention it deserves?
Recent research findings shared by Sabinsa suggest its LactoSpore probiotic strain is safe for human consumption and remains consistent over multiple years of commercial production.
Fiber suppliers at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo told Nutritional Outlook that while they are confident FDA will eventually consider their ingredients to be dietary fibers, the path to FDA approval is unclear.