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2014-08-28 03:00:33

Jamie Brown, University of Liverpool Scientists from the University of Liverpool have demonstrated the effectiveness of a fiber-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food. Hunger is a major barrier to successful weight control and consumers need healthy foods that will help them control their appetite. Although fibers have the potential to modulate appetite without adding additional calories, they can make foods less appealing. Moreover, most...

2014-08-04 13:23:53

American Association for Cancer Research Consumption of a type of starch that acts like fiber may help reduce colorectal cancer risk associated with a high red meat diet, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Red meat and resistant starch have opposite effects on the colorectal cancer-promoting miRNAs, the miR-17-92 cluster," said Karen J. Humphreys, PhD, a research associate at the Flinders Center for...

2014-03-13 23:28:02

Not all fiber bars deliver the most important health benefits associated with fiber. While the leading conventional fiber bars don’t even try to claim to provide those benefits, FiberLove bars deliver all of the health benefits of fiber. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Is all fiber created equal? No. Eating the wrong fiber bar can be self-sabotage, and the leading fiber bar brands don’t deliver on the promise of fiber. Fortunately, FiberLove has the backs of fiber eaters...

How Does Fiber Prevent Diabetes And Obesity?
2014-01-14 10:49:26

CNRS Scientists have known for the past twenty years that a fiber-rich diet protects the organism against obesity and diabetes but the mechanisms involved have so far eluded them. A French-Swedish team including researchers from CNRS, Inserm and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Unité Inserm 855 "Nutrition et Cerveau") has succeeded in elucidating this mechanism, which involves the intestinal flora and the ability of the intestine to produce glucose between meals. These results,...

2013-11-27 23:26:25

New information from Health Nutrition News reveals how a certain list of carbohydrate containing foods have a very powerful belly fat burning potential. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 In a new video from Health Nutrition News, they discuss how carbohydrates can be included in a diet, and by choosing the right ones they can increase weight loss goals. With this proven list of healthy carbs for weight loss, it's clear that carbohydrates don’t have to completely be eliminated...

2013-10-11 23:04:48

Modified Starch Market report estimates the market size of the global modified starch market, both in terms of volume and value; also discusses market drivers, restraints and opportunities, raw material, and product price trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/modified-starch-market-511.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 According to a new market research report, “Modified Starch Market by Raw Materials, Applications & Geography - Global Market Estimates up to 2017,”...

2013-04-26 14:12:54

Research recently presented at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology conference in Boston, MA shows that resistant starch content of potatoes is similar across potato varieties; but can be altered significantly by the cooking and serving methods. Resistant starch is starch that is resistant to enzymatic digestion and, thus, is not absorbed in the small intestine. Researchers from the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research...

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...


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