October 2008 Issue
Fruit and vegetable powders, extracts and super-concentrates are making five-a-day easier.
Processors are providing and wise consumers are choosing foods that just may turn around the obesity epidemic.
B vitamins, taurine, caffeine, guarana and exotic sugars help fight fatigue.
Missing meals lowers levels of the brain chemical serotonin which plays a key role in regulating emotions such as aggression.
Researchers find watermelon contains ingredients which deliver Viagra-like effects to the bodys blood vessels and may even increase libido.
Scientists have come up with an idea that will make healthy foods taste as good as their fattening counterparts.
Chewing sugar-free gum that contains sorbitol may speed the return of normal bowel function after colon surgery.
Researchers discovered a link between two processes in the retina that, in combination, contribute to Age-related macular degeneration and found antioxidants disrupt the link and extend the lifetime of irreplaceable photoreceptors and other retinal cells.
The global market for probiotic ingredients, supplements and foods is expected to reach $15.9 billion in 2008
Fusion Precise Natural Color Systems
No longer styled just for candy, food bars are making it easier to have a healthy snack on the go.
Nanoparticle prevents antioxidants from being destroyed by digestive acids and enzymes
Missing meals may lower levels of the brain chemical serotonin
Watermelons boost nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels
Flavor modulators stimulate specific pathways into the brain
Chewing sugar-free gum may fool the body into good digestion
Antioxidants extend the lifetime of irreplaceable photoreceptors and other retinal cells