The world of cultured dairy is a big one and the shelves are crowded. Health experts continue to tout the many benefits of consuming cultured dairy, including gut health and weight management. This past year some interesting trends have emerged that are poised to help grow and diversify the category even more — bold flavor innovation (including savory flavors), a growing interest in drinkable yogurts and an increase in whole-milk cultured dairy products.
The chemistry of carotenoids has been studied widely. But their bio-availability, metabolism and biological functions are only beginning to be examined.
January 2, 2016
The authors, from the National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, propose adding lycopene to yogurt. Lycopene is an essential nutrient as it is not synthesized internally, and must therefore be provided from food source which contain lycopene.