Prebiotics are non-digestible food components that promote the growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestine. In doing so, they support the body in building a healthier and more balanced environment within the gut, which can lead to several positive health outcomes, including:
Prebiotics naturally occur in a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, including:
A direct correlation exists between several food trends and opportunities expected in 2021 and the COVID-19 pandemic. Five standouts have risen to forefront.
What food trends will define 2021? According to the editors of Food Technology magazine, we'll be seeing more mushrooms, fermented foods, and food as medicine in the year ahead.
Research shows the food and beverages people consume can have a significant impact on their health and well-being, and it all begins in the gut.
A look at the market and regulatory landscape for CBD edibles.
News about food science research, food companies, food regulations, and consumer/marketplace trends
Highlights from IFT’s Food Safety Transformation InFocus.
Highlights from the IFT Careers InFocus virtual event with keynote speaker Andrew Yang and expert panelists discussing the future of work.
How the food chain is (finally) adopting and embracing digital transformation.
The dangers of a high-sodium diet have been well documented, but a new technology devised by scientists from Washington State University could help reduce sodium in processed foods while retaining taste and texture.
A study found that people who drank beverages that contained the low-calorie sweetener sucralose did experience metabolic problems and issues with neural responses but only when the beverage was formulated with both sucralose and a tasteless sugar (maltodextrin).