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2013-10-22 08:34:27

YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As if life weren't hard enough, those trying to cut back on calories while staying healthy are faced with radically opposing views on artificial sweeteners. Some doctors and scientists warn that three main synthetic ingredients in artificially sweetened food and beverages--aspartame, sucralose and saccharin--can be toxic. Two respected health advocates, Drs. Mehmet Oz and Joseph Mercola, advise us to avoid food and beverages made...

Sugar Production Efficiency Increased Through Gene Technology
2013-10-17 10:57:01

Aalto University Industry is already making use of rare sugars as low-calorie sweeteners, and as precursors of anti-cancer and antiviral medicines. However, their high cost has impeded research and use: it is not possible to isolate significant amounts of rare sugars directly from nature, and consequently their production has been expensive. The efficiency of sugar production can be increased through gene technology. In her recent doctoral dissertation Anne Usvalampi, Lic.Sc. (Tech.),...

2013-10-15 12:31:43

YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A man who has dedicated his professional life to freeing us from our national addiction to refined sugar is not happy that October 14 was officially designated National Dessert Day. That might be understandable. But isn't it un-American for him to also object to October 30 as National Candy Corn Day? Isn't that cutting into the enjoyment of our beloved Halloween? After all, nothing says Halloween like candy corn -- even if it is pure...

2013-10-07 23:28:43

Xylitol - Natural Sugar Substitute Used For Sweetening Purpose Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 ZOFT, a Florida based company, is offering a range of sugar and sugar free products to large and well established companies that are looking to either use chewing gum, mints or candies as a new delivery system for their existing product line, create a new product, or bring their existing product manufacturing to the U.S. The company is now shifting their main focus to manufacturing....

2013-10-07 12:22:36

WASHINGTON, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween can be a very scary time of the year when it comes to our diet and health efforts. This day seems to be the "kickoff party" for year-end holiday celebrations in the office. It's a safe bet there will be plenty of orange-colored candy, cake, donuts, cupcakes and even cream cheese and bagels within easy reach. However, there are some proactive steps people can take to avoid falling victim to the sugar rush and extra holiday pounds....

2013-09-27 23:26:01

Nectevia is ideal as a substitute for sugar, honey or corn syrup and is designed to be used in a variety of applications, including: baked goods, hot or cold beverages, condiments, sauces and dressings, cereals and bars, as a binding agent and more. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 In response to the growing natural and clean label trends, Steviva Ingredients has developed Nectevia™, an organic blend of blue agave nectar and stevia extract. Naturally water-extracted at low...

2013-09-27 12:26:03

Inaccuracies on Links to Weight Gain and Exaggerated Consumption Levels Are Misleading to the Public ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's segment of The Dr. Oz Show claiming low calorie sweeteners cause weight gain was not based on scientific facts and made gross exaggerations when depicting average consumer use of sweeteners, according to the Calorie Control Council, whose members include manufacturers and end users of low and reduced calorie sweeteners and other...

2013-09-25 23:34:34

A multi-media informational resource for natural product innovation & formulation with clean-label sweetening solutions Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Building upon its passion for innovation, quality and collaboration, Steviva Ingredients’ new web site, http://www.stevivaingredients.com, was designed specifically with food and beverage technologists in mind. “Incorporating all-natural sweeteners into product applications isn’t always intuitive, and can even be...

2013-09-25 23:29:02

Defense Nutrition is pleased to announce the release of CoCoMadness™, the world’s first all-natural, cocoa-based energy chewable. A truly healthy and tasty alternative to today's typical energy products, CoCoMadness™ is made with no sugar added, no sugar alcohol, no artificial sweeteners, no synthetic additives, no gluten and is free of GMO, soy, casein and animal byproducts as it is vegan compliant. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Leading health supplements...

2013-09-25 12:24:09

New multimillion dollar integrated marketing campaign promises risk-free trial of Truvia® products and drives consumer engagement as stevia gains widespread acceptance worldwide WAYZATA, Minn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Truvia(®) business, maker of the #1 natural sugar substitute in the U.S., announced the launch of a new integrated marketing campaign encouraging consumers to switch to Truvia(®) natural sweetener in their daily sweetening routine. The new creative...