Health & Wellness
IFT session presenters consider the impact of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines and the revision of the Nutrition Facts Panel.
In one of six main stage presentations put on in its booth (#5250), Mintel’s directors of innovation and insights Lynn Dornblaser and David Jago shared with attendees data on how consumers view dieting.
It is well documented that the intestinal microbiota plays an important role in gastrointestinal development and function while regulating host inflammatory responses and immune homeostasis.
A brand-new feature of the food expo, the IFT Transformation Lab, takes visitors on a multisensory journey through the digestion process.
Speakers will discuss how perceptions about processed foods shape consumers’ purchasing and eating behaviors, as well as explore ways to reframe how packaged foods are positioned to improve customers’ understanding of the part they can play in helping them meet their nutritional goals.
In Session 11 “Outlook on Healthy Oils,” which took place Sunday morning, three industry experts examined the latest science on fatty acids and put the data into context of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) recommendations.
Simulating the human digestive system and assuring capture and quantitation of the digestion resistant fraction of the food, combined with method reproducibility, are keys to solid methodology for dietary fiber labeling.
Session 23 will discuss choline, an essential nutrient that has lifelong impact on cognition and memory, supports healthy vision, and has the ability to prevent and reverse fatty liver disease.
Session 40 will explore the role that dietary fiber plays in human health and offer deeper insights into the way it affects body fat, satiety, and glycemic control.
Probiotics can help fight disease, weight gain, and obesity, but they are easily affected by the harsh conditions inside the human body. This session aims to explore the value of probiotics and how to administer them effectively.
As IFT15 food expo attendees search for new high-potential nutrition and wellness concepts and ingredients, here are six mega-trends to keep in mind.
A new focus is on childhood nutrition and the thought is to address the most pressing challenges/developments in product development targeting nutrition for children.