Supplementing cookies with a mixture of the ethnologic extracts of medicinal herbs can raise antioxidant activity in cookies and reduce chemical spoilage, according to a study from Serbian researchers.
Baobab – the African superfruit packing an unparalleled nutritional punch – is being tested by a major player in the cereals sector and is set to feature in a clutch of new launches later this year from granola to chocolate covered fruit snacks.
Cocoa powder and dark chocolate has equivalent polyphenol content and greater antioxidant and flavanol content than various super fruits, claims a new study by research scientists based at the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition.
Ultrasound treatment (sonication) and an edible coating including jujube and pomegranate extracts can be used for delaying the oxidation of roasted peanuts, and eliminates the need for modified atmosphere packaging, claims new research from Brazil.
Here’s a radical thought for the marketers - the benefits of antioxidants may not be related to antioxidant activity. Last week’s NutraIngredients Antioxidants Conference suggested some tough choices are ahead.
Timber! The latest axe blow from EFSA has fallen, and this time it has taken one of the biggest trees in the nutrition forest: Antioxidants. But let’s not mourn the loss of the tree; let’s look forward to the new opportunities a clear view of the sky...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said that the lack of an appropriate dossier backing the use of oregano and lemon balm extracts as food additives means the safety assessment of their proposed uses in baked goods and cereals and other foods cannot...