Voices: Nutrition Trends

Bakery Trends Go Back to Basics

Whether in finished products or in use-at-home mixes, 'natural' is moving the baked goods category.

By Jill Russell Qualizza, Contributing Editor

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Study Shows Barliv Betafiber's Expanded Health Benefits

Barliv barley betafiber might play a role in improving insulin sensitivity among generally healthy individuals according to a peer-reviewed paper in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism.

11/22/2011

Study Finds Greek Yogurt Trend Far From Over

The results of a recent product development survey reveal consumers' expectations with Greek yogurt.

11/12/2013

Studies Boost Chocolate's Popularity

Recent studies are giving chocolate a further boost in popularity.

12/10/2007

Sports And Performance Food Products Continue To Climb

From weekend warriors to Shaun White-level phenoms, Americans are turning to fitness foods and beverages to enhance their performance.

02/05/2014

Snack Trends 2013: Health and Indulgence Square Off

The endless variety of savory, salty, cheesy and sweet flavors coating snack foods yields a texture and taste combination to suit just about any consumer's discriminating palate.

02/28/2013

Saw Palmetto

As a supplement, extract from the saw palmetto plant (Serenoa repens) has been promoted as a powerful prostate cancer preventative. Research has shown it also may help in the treatment of urinary tract infections. The question is, is it ready to make the jump to foods and beverage applications.

06/06/2007

Rooibos a Hit Among Health-Conscious Consumers

Rooibos is a hit among health-conscious consumers in the U.S., mostly because of its high level of antioxidants, low level of tannins and lack of caffeine.

02/07/2007

Restaurant And School Menu Trends Contribute to Overall 2012 Food and Beverage Industry Trends

Culinary and restaurant experts predict the most popular trends on restaurant and school lunch menus.

01/03/2012

Replacing Salt in a 'Reduced Sodium' World

To salt or not to salt still remains an open question — but there's no question consumers seek sodium-reduced foods.

10/07/2013

Red Bull Heats Up Carbonated Drinks Category

Red Bull’s entry heats up the flat category of carbonated soft drinks

06/03/2008

Ready-To-Cook Combines Convenience and Quality

Convenience and quality make ready-to-cook the next likely culinary craze for the time-starved consumer.

07/15/2005

Raw Diet Nutritionally Overrated

Dr. Mark Anthony explains that those who suggest we should eat "all raw, all the time" are offering us a raw deal, nutritionally speaking.

10/03/2005

Probiotics Popular in Functional Foods

Probiotics are the new rage in functional foods.

01/03/2006

Potatoes Villainized by Questionable Science

Questionable conclusions and reckless reporting have painted potatoes as dietary 'bad guys.' Dr. Anthony begs to differ.

04/04/2006

Poll Shows Increasing Concern Over Meat Prices

Economic factors lead to more meals at home … and more purchases of meat.

04/14/2008

Pepperidge Farm Develops Double-Fiber Bread

Pepperidge Farm does its competitors one serving better, delivering a tasty whole-grain bread that might take some getting used to.

05/30/2008

Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventionally-Grown Foods

05/09/2008

Orange Juice Pushes Boundaries Of Functional Ingredients

Today’s O.J. is pushing the boundaries of functional ingredients while widening its appeal.

02/21/2008

Oats Gain Momentum in Food Formulations

Oats have drawn considerable attention for their content of the soluble fiber beta-glucan and its ability to trap bile and prevent its reabsorption.

12/02/2013

Nutrition Trends: Don't Fear Tropical Oils

Dr. Mark Anthony puts tropical oils in their proper nutritional perspective.

07/05/2005