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2014-06-28 23:01:08

The Importance of Fiber-rich foods in weight management fuels the demand for fibers & specialty carbohydrates as Nutraceuticals. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fibers-speciality-carbohydrates-nutraceuticals-4344720458.html (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The North American market for Fibers & Speciality carbohydrates accounted 23.1% in 2013 & it is anticipated to be 22.9% by the end of the year 2019. North America is a major contributor to revenue for the fiber...

2014-06-11 08:29:57

New Ingredient Cost-Effectively Lowers Glycemic Index of Carbohydrate-Rich Formulations in Support of Blood Sugar Management MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Horizon Science announced the launch of Benecarb(®) Glycemic Balance Complex in North America today. The ingredient, based on molasses phytonutrients, can reduce the glycemic impact of a broad range of everyday foods and beverages - with particular advantages in carbohydrate-rich...

2014-03-04 16:03:43

Researchers at New York University and the University of Texas at Austin have discovered that carbohydrates serve as identifiers for cancer cells. Their findings, which appear in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show how these molecules may serve as signals for cancer and explain what's going on inside these cells, pointing to new ways in which sugars function as a looking glass into the workings of their underlying structures. "Carbohydrates can tell us a lot...

2013-11-01 23:01:52

Many people trying to lose weight are afraid to eat before bed. In a new video from Health Nutrition News, they discuss how choosing the proper foods that are lower on the glycemic index can be eaten at night while also attaining steady weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 A new video from Health Nutrition News explains how the glycemic index is a number that reflects how much of an impact a specific food will have on a person's blood sugar levels. Typically foods lower...

2013-10-01 10:24:45

UCLA chemical engineering researchers have created a new synthetic metabolic pathway for breaking down glucose that could lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of biofuels. The new pathway is intended to replace the natural metabolic pathway known as glycolysis, a series of chemical reactions that nearly all organisms use to convert sugars into the molecular precursors that cells need. Glycolysis converts four of the six carbon atoms found in glucose into two-carbon molecules...

New Light Shed On A Long-Studied Biological Process
2013-08-08 13:05:11

UC San Diego One of the most basic and intensively studied processes in biology -- one which has been detailed in biology textbooks for decades -- has gained a new level of understanding, thanks to the application of simple math to a problem that scientists never before thought could benefit from mathematics. The scientists who made the discovery, published in this week's advance online publication of Nature, found that the process bacteria use to quickly adapt to metabolize preferred...

Food Addiction Often Begins With Bad Carbohydrates
2013-06-27 13:21:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One week after the American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity as a disease, one doctor is suggesting an addiction to food might be a very real thing. Dr. David Ludwig with Boston Children's Hospital admits that the suggestion of a food addiction is very controversial. After all, humans require food to live but don't require other addictive substances, such as alcohol or nicotine to survive. Determined to understand the...


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baudekin
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