Palsgaard emulsifier 'doubles' shelf life
A new cake emulsifier with a shelf life of a minimum of 24 months
has been devised by Danish ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard.
Cholesterol-cutting bread hits shelves
UK supermarket Tesco has launched a new cholesterol-lowering loaf
to target consumers eager for a healthier alternative to standard
Mechanism of grape juice's cholesterol benefits proposed
Scientists from Spain have reported that they have identified how
grape juice polyphenols help reduce bad cholesterol levels, science
that could extend understanding of a product that is enjoying
increasing consumer awareness.
Stanol-containing cheese could help reduce cholesterol
A stanol-enriched cheese could help lower cholesterol levels by
over five per cent, says a new study by Raisio and Valio, as the
Finish companies look to put science behind the growing range of
Carrot juice waste may be new functional fiber source
The solid waste from carrot juice production is rich in insoluble
fiber, could reduce cholesterol levels, and should be exploited as
a functional ingredient, say Taiwanese researchers.
Raisio targets Russia with Benecol
Raisio will launch its Benecol functional ingredient in Russia - a
challenging market where obesity and cardiovascular disease levels
are high, but awareness of the dangers of high cholesterol is low.
Plant sterols, glucomannan snack bars could improve cholesterol levels
Snacking on bars containing plant sterols and glucomannan could
improve cholesterol levels of both diabetic and non-diabetics, but
had no effect on glucose control, reports a Canadian study.
Beta-glucan fruit drink lowers bad cholesterol levels
Soluble fibre beta-glucan could lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, and
seems more efficient when put in beverages, claims new research.
Dairy and dietary supplements dominate cholesterol-lowering category
Dairy dominates the cholesterol-lowering foods category in Europe,
but in the US dietary supplements are almost as popular, indicates
data from Mintel.
Low-carb diets reduce weight but may raise cholesterol, study
Low-carbohydrate diets may appear effective when it comes to weight
loss, but they could be linked to higher levels of LDL or 'bad'
cholesterol levels, say scientists.
Chocolate chip cookie lowers cholesterol
A chocolate chip cookie containing soluble fiber and plant sterols
reduces cholesterol, according to the manufacturer.
New Palsgaard emulsifier promises viscosity and yield
A newly developed citric acid ester of mono- and di-glycerides
promises to replace lecithin in chocolate applications where the
main functionality is to lower the viscosity and yield value.
Nut link to lower cholesterol gains credence
A new meta-analysis of scientific evidence for nuts' ability to
lower cholesterol levels confirms that almonds, peanuts, walnuts
and pecans could be useful as part of an overall heart-healthy
Rice bran oil to cut cholesterol
A form of vitamin E found naturally in rice bran oil lowers
cholesterol in rats, according to a new study.
Scientists unlock harmful mechanism of trans fats
Scientists have identified a molecular mechanism in the liver that explains how consuming foods rich in saturated fats and trans-fatty acids can send blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides soaring.