A new EU-approved health claim for fructose-containing foods and scientific backing of glycaemic index (GI) information on food packaging are the latest signs of a perfect storm of science around low-GI diets, says CEO of Taura Natural Ingredients Peter...
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has admonished Weetabix over a TV campaign that stated its breakfast cereals could boost energy levels because it said the ads were not clear about the role of milk.
With satiety food formulations on the rise, breakthrough research from British scientists offers a deeper insight into the role of gut hormones on appetite and why a low GI (glycaemic index) meal, such as a morning bowl of porridge, keeps consumers feeling...
Wild is introducing a new version of its Fruit Up sweetener,
specially designed for use in fruit jelly confectionery products
and angled towards helping manufacturers tap the healthy
Dividing carbohydrates into 'good' and 'bad' carbs is misleading,
and cannot be used as a measurement to prevent overweight and
obesity, according to a review of scientific literature on the
The glycaemic index has not risen to the same astronomic trend
proportions of its low-carb predecessor, but this does not mean
there is a lack of interest. Rather, a slow build up could be a
sign that it is here for the long-haul.
The soluble fibre inulin, best known for its beneficial effects on
the gut, also lowers the glycaemic index of dark chocolate,
according to a new study, suggesting the ingredient could be used
in products targeted at blood sugar control.
Warburtons has laid down the gauntlet to its mainstream UK rivals
by developing white bread with a low glycaemic index as both
consumers and producers become more aware of the benefits 'GI' can
have in controlling diabetes,...