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2012-04-26 13:46:59

Consumption of resistant starch leads to positive changes in the bowel and could protect against genetic damage implicated in bowel cancer. Western diets are typically low in fiber and have been linked with a higher incidence of bowel cancer. Even though Australians eat more dietary fiber than many other western countries, bowel cancer is still the second most commonly reported cancer in Australia with 30 new cases diagnosed every day. Dr David Topping, from CSIRO´s Food Futures...

2012-04-23 23:12:43

For years, fiber intake among the global population has been extremely low, setting the stage for potentially serious, long-term public health implications. New research commissioned by Tate & Lyle and presented at the 2012 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego adds to the body of emerging research on fibers, including additional support for the role of soluble corn fiber in bone health. "Years of research point to the health benefits of fiber for cardiovascular health, blood...

Starbucks To Stop Using Bug-filled Food Coloring
2012-04-20 06:53:05

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com For those thirsty consumers looking for something cold and unique to enjoy as the weather gets warmer, you´ve only got another few weeks to get over to Starbucks to try their Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino, made with real bug extract. Ok, so it may not be that unique. As it turns out, Cochineal extract is a food grade additive approved by the USDA and is used in a sundry of products. Knowing the truth, however, doesn´t always make it any...

Starbucks Uses Bugs To Color Frappuccino
2012-03-28 06:45:34

A statement released by Starbucks to the Daily Mail yesterday revealed a shocking ingredient in their iconic Frappuccino beverages: ground-up bugs. Cochineal extract is a popular food additive created by crushing up bugs and is most often used to lend foods a red color. Starbucks admitted to using cochineal extract in their famous Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino. The extract is found in the strawberry puree used to create the beverage. Starbucks is claiming the extract helps bring...

2012-03-23 23:03:21

Sugar free glazes will not have the thickness or mouthfeel of those with dissolved sugars. Gums can replace the viscosity lost when sugar is removed. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 TIC Gums will demonstrate a sugar free glaze with a texture profile that closely matches that of a fully sugar sweetened version for the attendees at the Restaurant Chefs Association Annual Conference and Culinary Expo to sample on Friday March 23, 2012. TIC Gums will be in booth 214P inside the Henry B....

2012-02-17 14:00:00

A new brochure that describes the next generation of Xanthan, going a step beyond agglomeratation, is now available. White Marsh, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The next generation of Xanthan and a step beyond agglomeration“¦ TIC Gums Introduces Brochure on FASTir® Xanthan EC TIC Gums is introducing a new brochure on its FASTir Xanthan EC product line. The new brochure is available for immediate download at http://web.ticgums.com/fastir-xanthan/. FASTir Xanthan EC is a high...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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