NutraNews: Now available on NutraSolutions.com:
* Stephanie Caligiuri provides an informative overview of “The Safety of Stevia.” There are many benefits to consuming stevia as an alternative sweetener, although controversy surrounds steviol glycosides and their safety for consumption. Learn more about this topical ingredient.
* In a must-read article, “Weight Management: Hot Claims to Cool Substantiation,” Justin Prochnow, of the law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP, notes the failure to adhere to advertising laws and regulations enforced by the FTC and other agencies could result in costly forays into the world of weight-loss products.
* “Mastering Mediterranean,” by William A. Roberts Jr., business/new media editor, describes how relatively few new product launches have attempted to capitalize on the increasing consumer awareness of Mediterranean cuisine, leaving room for manufacturers to address the gap.
* A white paper on Palatinose, a low-glycemic carbohydrate providing longer-lasting energy in the form of glucose, by Antje Jungclaus, Ph.D. NS