The Healthy-Ageing Powers Of Prebiotic Fibre

There is no better time than now for manufacturers to introduce their consumers to fibre-enhanced and tasty products that can help them live longer yet healthier lives. Christian Philippsen, Managing Director at BENEO Asia Pacific   Adding healthy years to our life is a public health goal and a personal…

Fibre Water Can Aid In Digestion And Weight Management

The fibre-infused water sector currently focuses quite heavily on digestive health, an apparent consumer concern in Asia Pacific. By Tan Heng Hong, APAC Food And Drink Analyst, Mintel. Fibre infused water, a relatively new concept both in Asia Pacific and globally, has started to emerge in the beverage marketplace, particularly…

Dietary Fibre: “The Protein Of The Future”

Globally, there is a huge fibre gap in human nutrition but increased consumption of dietary fibre is a powerful tool to reduce chronic inflammation, says Henk Hoogenkamp, Author & Protein Application Specialist.   Gut health is a top concern for many people. Dietary fibres help contribute to digestive everyday wellness…

Not All Dietary Fibres Are The Same

While traditional sources of fibre like whole grains, fruits and vegetables should be encouraged, added fibre is an important contributor to the overall dietary fibre intake, says Tate & Lyle.   Since the publishing of the CODEX definition for Dietary Fibre (DF) in 2009, many countries have adopted and aligned…

Fibre: Good Nutrition With A Bad Rap

A concerted effort with the help of educational initiatives must be made to dispel further negative consumer impressions regarding the benefits of fibre, says Henk Hoogenkamp, Author & Protein Application Specialist. Globally, there is a huge fibre gap in human nutrition. Average fibre consumption has declined drastically in developed countries…
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