WF October 2005 Issue

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Articles

  • Glycemic Index Often Misused

    The phrase "glycemic index" - GI - is being tossed about a lot in wellness foods circle lately. We heard a lot about the glycemic index within the patois of the low-carb diet craze. Most of what was said and written about GI was in the form of misguided, misunderstood or deliberately misdirected information.

  • Formulating Better Meat Analogs

    Beef consumption has declined 15 percent over the past 20 years, according to the USDA. What’s making up for this decline? Maybe it’s an imposter.

  • Primer on Resistant Starches

    Contributing Editor Mark Anthony, Ph.D., provides a primer on resistant starches, discussing their forms, functions and applications.

  • New Rules on Food Health Claims

    The retail highway to health is increasingly crowded with science-backed and government-allowed health claims. But then, what’s in a claim?