Weight Management

  • 10 Functional Food Trends of 2014
    A heightened interest in natural products and an emphasis on protein make up a couple of the major trends impacting how consumers today shop and purchase their food products. New insights from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), gathered from a variety of industry ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Vegan, Low-Carb Diet Helps Weight Loss, Lowers LDL
    Individuals who consume a low-carbohydrate vegan diet containing increased protein and fat from gluten and soy products, nuts and vegetables may improve their weight-loss efforts while at the same time lower their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, according to a ...More
    April 16, 2014 Posted in News
  • Whey Protein Supports Improved Body Composition
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    Whey protein, either as a supplement combined with resistance exercise or as part of a weight-loss or weight-maintenance diet, may provide men and women benefits related to body composition, according to a recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American ...More
    April 15, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Decreases Mobility Among Obese
    Among severely obese people, vitamin D may make the difference between an active and a more sedentary lifestyle, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. ...More
    April 15, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Fiber
  • Sugar Reduction Demands Spur Sweetener Innovation
    The average American consumes 22.2 teaspoons (355 calories) of added sugars daily, which greatly exceeds the recommendation of the American Heart Association, Dallas, of no more than 100 calories for women and 150 calories for men each day of added sugars. ...More
    April 14, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • Consumer Demand Driving the ‘Free From’ Food Sector
    Whether you call it clean label, natural, wholesome or gluten-free, consumer demand for “naturalness" is driving the “free-from" food market and causing food and beverage makers to rethink how they formulate these products to appeal to health-conscious ...More
    April 14, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • California Sugary Drinks Warning Label Bill Clears Initial Hurdle
    Senate Bill 1000, introduced in February by Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel), now moves to the Senate Committee on Appropriations for consideration. ...More
    April 14, 2014 Posted in News
  • Severe Childhood Obesity Increases in U.S.
    An ongoing battle against obesity has both consumers and food product developers increasingly interested in improving health through nutrition, especially for future generations. Despite these efforts to improve kids' health, a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics finds ...More
    April 9, 2014 Posted in News
  • Eating Rice Boosts Diet Quality, Reduces Body Weight
    Adults who consume rice were shown to also have a better overall diet quality along with higher consumption of key nutrients, such as potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber while eating less saturated fat and added sugars, according to a new study published in the ...More
    April 9, 2014 Posted in News, Fiber
  • Protein Soars in Popularity
    Protein has never been more popular. Research results from NPD Group and the International Food Information Council (IFIC) all show increased consumer interest and desire for protein in their daily diets, yet NPD further reported, based on its December 2013 survey, that ...More
    April 9, 2014 Posted in News
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