Rutgers University human clinical study finds SunCran Naturelle’s has superior bacterial anti-adhesion benefits
September 10, 2018
SunCran Naturelle combines Taiyo’s Sunfiber soluble guar fiber with Fruit d’Or’s Cran Naturelle cranberry juice powder. It is a turnkey solution for those looking for prebiotic fiber benefits combined with cranberry juice benefits—without the added sugar.
The inclusion of polydextrose in the newly expanded list of isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrates in the classification of dietary fiber provides formulators with an economical, highly functional ingredient that qualifies for label claims.
thinkThin Protein & Probiotics Oatmeal is specially crafted with 1 billion CFUs of live probiotics to support overall wellness
August 14, 2018
thinkThin Protein & Probiotics Oatmeal is specially crafted with 1 billion CFUs of live probiotics to support overall wellness, 6g of fiber to help support digestion, plus the benefit of 10g of protein to help provide satiety and energy to start the day.
New real food bars feature nutrient-dense chia seeds as the first ingredient
July 11, 2018
These real food bars feature nutrient-dense chia seeds (rich in prebiotics and omega 3’s) as the first ingredient and only 3g of sugar per 100 calorie, 25g bar, making it easy to eat a healthy snack on-the-go without too much on sugar.
Three of Ingredion’s dietary fiber ingredients meet FDA’s new dietary fiber guidelines
July 2, 2018
Highly effective at low doses, NUTRAFLORA short-chain fructooligosaccharide helps to promote growth of beneficial bacterial in the large intestine. It can be easily incorporated into a wide range of applications such as bars, snacks, cold cereal, dairy, beverages and even confectionery.
Fibersol® now included on FDA’s list of approved fibers
June 20, 2018
The FDA amended its list after reviewing the totality of scientific evidence, including 20 years’ worth of clinical research on the ingredient in a citizen petition filed by ADM on behalf of ADM/Matsutani LLC JV.
FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Disaccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols) are a group of dietary sugars that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. They are known to cause gas-related pain, intestinal distention and constipation and/or diarrhea in people suffering from functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Low FODMAP foods and ingredients help to reduce these symptoms.
Connected to and helping to drive this interest in the digestive tract is the expanding consumer awareness that having a healthy gut means more than just being regular. The science uncovering the connections between digestive health and both immunity and mental health/well-being has created a generation of tuned-in consumers as well. According to the aforementioned Google analytics, interest in “anxiety and gut health” rose 200%, suggesting that individuals have a growing curiosity about how gut health affects the brain.