Someday, science may show that particular prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic ingredients help prevent certain age-related disorders and lengthen lives. Although the anti-aging effects of pre- and probiotics are plausible, supporting science is scant and inconclusive to date. However, scientists have developed several hypotheses about how aging may alter the intestinal microbiome and how certain pre- and probiotics may help prevent or reverse these changes.
Arla Foods Ingredients launched Nutrilac Hi-Pro Improvers, a range of functional milk proteins that boosts protein levels in dairy products to as high as 10% without negatively impacting taste and texture.
After what feels like decades of straining to eat virtuously, the backlash has arrived in the form of a generalized weariness with the whole notion of “good for you.” How else to explain the success of foodservice stunts like the Pop-Tart ice cream sandwich from hamburger purveyor Carl’s Jr., or Taco Bell’s successful-beyond-belief Doritos Locos Taco?
The IFT annual meeting and food expo kicks off June 22 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center
May 5, 2014
Seen as one of the most important trade shows of the year for professionals involved in food science and technology, the show is expected to feature over 900 exhibiting companies. More than 100 educational sessions and 1,000 poster presentations will provide information on the latest developments and trends.
Health advocates have been whacking the sugar piñata. Consumers say they are cutting back, but sales receipts tell a different story. Dairy processors seek sweetening systems that allow for flavor but reduce the calorie count.