Trans Fat-Free Production Strategies for Margarine

Public Enemy: Trans Fats In the early nineties, a landmark Harvard Medical School paper concluded that trans fatty acids present a significant health risk, with higher risks of cardiovascular disease already registered at daily intake levels of just 5-6 gram. The impact of the study was powerful and, at least

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Modern Consumer Habits and Healthy Lifestyles Supported by Dietary Fibre

In the 21st century the way we eat, the kind of food we buy, where we buy it  and how it is prepared has become a part of our identity; the driving force that shapes our lives. Food brings people together; it unites us but also sets us apart. Today

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Ingredients: Nutritious Rare Seeds

By Jyotsna S  Waghmare, Asma D Fakir and Rakhi Patil   Grape seed oil is a great source of polyphenols – flavonoids, essential fatty acid – linoleic acid and vitamin E. These great components make grape seed extract useful in the treatment of many minor to severe health conditions Almost

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Healthy Meat Substitutes

By Nitin Mehta, Manish Kumar Chatli, Pavan Kumar and Om Parkash Malav Meat is an important source of nutrients for the human diet. It ensures adequate delivery of essential micronutrients and amino acids (Mehta et al., 2014). It is found to be an important concentrated source of micronutrients such as

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Passion Fruit Range Helps Tropical Flavours Rise Again

Synergy, a leading flavours and ingredients manufacturer, has launched a new range of passion fruit flavours to meet the rise in demand for more exotic tastes. Available in five distinct taste profiles, the range offers manufacturers the flexibility to create new and exciting flavour combinations tailored to suit their needs.

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Supply Chain Management of Turmeric in India

By Umesh Ragavan and Dr Alice R P Sujeetha Turmeric is one of the oldest cultivated crops in India and is an important spice in Indian cuisine, not only for its flavour and colour, but also for its numerous medicinal values. Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.), plant of the Zingiberaceae family,

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Moringa: The Panacea for Malnutrition

By Deeksha Athavale and NA Nanje Gowda To eat is a necessity, but to eat wisely is an art. The locally grown Moringa oleifera, commonly referred to as the drumstick tree, is one such example. The nutritional profile of Moringa by products (Table 1) reveals its functional, nutritional and therapeutic

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Bakery Snacks with Protein and Fibre Help to Keep Hunger on Hold

Bakes for Longer Lasting Fullness DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their overall calorie intake. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with Litesse® polydextrose dietary fibre and SUPRO® soy protein, target weight

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Ingredients – Insects as Food Source

By Gabriela John Swamy, Sangamithra.A, Chandrasekar Veerapandian and Sasikala.S With the increasing demand in alternative protein sources world-wide, insects represent an innovative food and feed source rich in high quality protein as well as other beneficial nutritional ingredients such as fat, minerals and vitamins. Despite traditional knowledge about insects and

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Flavour Nanoemulsion

By Bhushan Sinkar, Dr. Jyotsna Waghmare Nano technology means ultra-fine processing technology producing useful materials in a nano region or developing new materials using new nature and phenomenon. Nano is currently used as a unit representing one billionth. The attempt to apply nano technology to flavour, perfume and aroma field

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