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Health claim: casein hydrolysate – a reduction of post-prandial blood glucose responses

Health claim: casein hydrolysate – a reduction of post-prandial blood glucose responses

Health claim: casein hydrolysate – a reduction of post-prandial blood glucose responses

Following an application from Food for Health Ireland (FHI), submitted for authorisation of a health claim pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of Ireland, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to…

Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite

Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite

Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite

Researchers have discovered a soy-based protein that stimulates secretion of ghrelin, an appetite-stimulating hormone produced in the stomach. When fed to mice, the protein, called soy-ghretropin, increased blood levels of ghrelin and boosted their appetite. The findings, which are published in FEBS Letters, suggest that the soy-based protein ghretropin may be developed for elderly people…

Prebiotic Nectar

Prebiotic Nectar

Prebiotic Nectar

ISOThrive Prebiotic Nectar is the world’s first concentrated prebiotic soluble fiber derived through a natural fermentation process. ISOThrive announced that Dr. John Selling, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology at Stanford Medical School, has endorsed the company’s prebiotic nectar. Awareness around the benefits of prebiotics is rising and the market is expected to grow to $7.5…

Health claim: iron for young children

Health claim: iron for young children

Health claim: iron for young children

Following an application from Specialised Nutrition Europe (formerly IDACE), submitted for authorisation of a health claim pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of France, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to…

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Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite

Soy-based protein boosts hunger hormone and stimulates appetite

Researchers have discovered a soy-based protein that stimulates secretion of ghrelin, an appetite-stimulating hormone produced in the stomach. When fed to mice, the…

Modified rye bread helps patients with IBS

Modified rye bread helps patients with IBS

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are often concerned that certain foods may trigger or worsen their symptoms, which can include abdominal pain, diarrhea, or…

Reducing calories in non-obese people reduces inflammation

Reducing calories in non-obese people reduces inflammation

Eating less may help us lead longer, healthier lives, according to the new results from a large, multicenter study, led by researchers at the Jean…

Manipulating gut microbes reverses negative effect of a high-fat diet

Manipulating gut microbes reverses negative effect of a high-fat diet

Did you know that your gut sends neural messages to the brain to tell it when it is full? Researchers at the University of Georgia…

Gut bacteria can cause, predict and prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Gut bacteria can cause, predict and prevent rheumatoid arthritis

The bacteria in your gut do more than break down your food. They also can predict susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis, suggests Veena Taneja, Ph.D…

New prebiotic identified in fermented Japanese vegetable

New prebiotic identified in fermented Japanese vegetable

An enzyme produced by fermenting a vegetable common in Japanese cuisine may be responsible for increasing the amount of at least one beneficial bacterium associated…

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Natural flavor solutions

Natural flavor solutions

FlavorHealth™, a new specialty flavor company offering natural flavor solutions to address today’s health and wellness consumer trends, is launching its product line at…

GRAS for next-generation sweetener

GRAS for next-generation sweetener

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) No Objection Letter, for Cargill’s next-generation…

Plant-based ingredient helps meet need for reduced fat

Plant-based ingredient helps meet need for reduced fat

Dow Food Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, is helping to meet growing market demand by introducing a new product line called…

3 New powerful herb extracts

3 New powerful herb extracts

Quality Herb is proud to announce the newest members of their herb extract inventory: kudzu root extract, icariin, and bilberry extract. These new herb extracts…

Powdered sweeteners in reduced particle sizes

Powdered sweeteners in reduced particle sizes

Food scientists know that working with high-intensity, all-natural sweeteners can be a tricky proposition. Getting the right sweetness, flavor profile, texture and functionality…

Squeeze mediterranean health to your drink

Squeeze mediterranean health to your drink

Frutarom Health BU., announces NutraT, the next-generation instant drink powder with all the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. The all-natural antioxidants line…

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Health claim: casein hydrolysate – a reduction of post-prandial blood glucose responses

Following an application from Food for Health Ireland (FHI), submitted for authorisation of a health claim pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of Ireland, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition…

New Product Introductions

Prebiotic Nectar

Prebiotic Nectar

ISOThrive Prebiotic Nectar is the world’s first concentrated prebiotic soluble fiber derived through a natural fermentation process. ISOThrive announced that Dr. John Selling, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine…

Natural support for working memory and cognitive performance

Natural support for working memory and cognitive performance

Bricker Labs, manufacturer, and distributor of nutritional supplements introduces a new product which naturally supports working memory and cognitive performance. Memory Matters™ with Neumentix™ Phenolic Complex K110-42 is now…

Functional relax & focus beverage

Functional relax & focus beverage

NOA Relax & Focus, the award-winning Scandinavian functional relax & focus beverage, has announced a rebranding of its popular drink, unveiling a brand new logo and interactive website as…

Xanthan-based thickening innovations

Xanthan-based thickening innovations

Thick-It® brand of dysphagia nutrition solutions is expanding its line of proprietary xanthan-based thickening innovations with the introduction of a powder, allowing for greater bioavailability of thickened medications…

THINS crackers pack whole grain goodness into a deliciously crunch

THINS crackers pack whole grain goodness into a deliciously crunch

“THINS” may be in its name, but this hearty snack cracker is surprisingly satisfying thanks to both the whole grains and its irresistible crunch. Wasa THINS are the…

Not all tahini is created equally

Not all tahini is created equally

Rushdi Foods Industries, Ltd., launches a creamy tahini condiment in a ready-to-use, squeezable bottle: Mighty Sesame Co. tahini. It designed to infuse meals with ethnically inspired taste. Mighty…

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