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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Children Have Different Dietary Requirements than Adults

The overwhelming attention paid to the childhood obesity crisis these days is laudable. Unfortunately, some approaches are forgetting a key factor: Children are not miniature adults. For some processors, this means it's back-to-school time.

10/03/2006

Cinnamon's Impact on Blood Sugar

One way or another, we all know cinnamon. And the spice (actually, tree bark) enjoys a well-known reputation for health based on popular herbal lore.

10/04/2007

Cleansing Diets Explained

Dr. Mark Anthony discusses so-called "cleansing" diets and the making of this common part of dietary balance into an exploitable mystery.

08/03/2005

Co-Q10 Update from Leading Co-Q10 Research Lab

Co-Q10 has been lauded for its antioxidant properties and its role in energy production. Contributing Editor Dr. Mark Anthony previously managed one of the nation's leading Co-Q 10 research labs; here he brings his expertise to bear on an update of this vital nutrient.

05/04/2005

Confectionery Food Trends for 2009-2010

Having returned from the front lines of the All Candy Expo, FoodProcessing.com's News & Trends Editor reports on confectionary trends for 2009-2010.

06/18/2009

Consumer Attitudes Show Positive Change About Healthy Snacking

If chips can include a full serving of vegetables, snacking can be a healthy part of your diet.

06/04/2013

Consumer Trends for 2009

With the economy affecting shopping, consumers grapple with prices and desires.

12/30/2008

Consumers Choosing Healthier Foods

Processors are providing – and wise consumers are choosing – foods that just may turn around the obesity epidemic.

10/08/2008

Consumers Going Nuts for Almonds and Pistachios

The healthy ingredients offer flavor, texture, and solutions to some dietary restriction issues.

04/03/2013

Consumers Liven Up Dishes with New Sauces and Marinades

Barbecue sauces, cooking sauces and marinades offer culinary arts in a bottle, and they can do so without wrecking the ingredient list.

05/02/2013

Consumers Moving to Dairy for Protein Options

Protein power is an increasingly important component of a healthy diet.

10/28/2011

Consumers Seeking Oils With Health Benefits

After decades of avoiding fat content in foods, consumers now actively seek specific oils closely associated with health benefits.

11/01/2011

Corn Syrup’s Sticky Situation

High-fructose corn syrup is not bad for you – not that it matters.

01/14/2008

Cupuacu: The Next Great Superfood?

Another South American "superfruit" is caught between hype and possibility.

01/14/2008

Dairy's Simple Complexity

Milk is a simple food, but dairy products such as yogurt and ice cream require careful ingredient selection with a knowledge of what the consumer wants in the cup.

11/05/2013

Demand For Natural Colors Strong

As consumers scrutinize food labels for artificial ingredients of all kinds, natural colors are growing in number.

03/07/2008

Different Fiber Has Different Benefits

08/07/2008

Eating Habits Should Change as We Age

Develop products for more, smaller meals and add longevity-promoting ingredients.

01/31/2013

Enhanced Waters Mean Instant Nutrition To Consumers

Enhanced waters are the preferred choice of consumers seeking nutrition and wellness in an instant format.

04/05/2008

Enzymes Enable Longer Bread Shelf Life And More

This group of enzymes enables longer shelf life for bread, more flavorful cheese and carcinogen-reducing yeasts.

01/16/2008