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Gut health

A guide to the 'biotics - pre, pro, syn and post

14 July 2022
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Know your biotics
You may have heard a lot recently about the ‘gut microbiota’ and wondered what it is. Your gut, particularly the lower gut, contains many trillions of micro-organisms (mostly bacteria but also others like fungi and viruses). In fact, it is one of the most densely inhabited microbial eco-systems on...

Tate & Lyle Extends Dietary Fibre Research Collaboration With APC Microbiome Ireland

06 July 2022
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apc microbiome
London, 06 July 2022: Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, is delighted to announce that it is extending its partnership with APC Microbiome Ireland, a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre, through a new two-year research project to...

Diets and the human gut

27 June 2022
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Diet and the human microbiome
The human body is host to over 100 million microbes – the bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses that live on and in our bodies. In fact, it is estimated that the total amount of microbes in the human body can weigh as much as 2kg! These microbes are found all over our skin and throughout our bodies...

Everyone knows they should eat more fibre

14 March 2022
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Fibre-enriched bread loaf
Everyone knows they should eat more fibre – though hardly anyone does. Fibre fortification would make the UK population healthier, writes Dr Kavita Karnik (originally published at FMCG CEO Magazine).

Do consumers feel enough products contain added fibre?

29 December 2021
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Products containing fibre
Closing the fibre gap and supporting gut health Globally, consumers are not getting enough fibre daily from the food and beverage they consume. From our own global research in 17 markets, we know that only 22% of consumers are eating and drinking products that contain fibre daily1. However...

Tate & Lyle signs up to the UK Food and Drink Federation's Action on Fibre

16 December 2021
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FDF Action on Fibre
16 December 2021 – Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, is pleased to announce that it has signed up to the UK’s Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Action on Fibre.

The importance of fibre consumption in children and the benefits of polydextrose

24 November 2021
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Fibre in children
Childhood is a period of growth and development and having a healthy diet is essential. Among the nutrients that are important for child development is fibre. It benefits gut health, helping to support normal bowel function, maintain healthy blood glucose and lipid levels and may contribute to...

Tate & Lyle reveals key global consumer trends driving food and beverage product innovation

17 November 2021
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Consumer shopping
17 November 2021: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, is pleased to unveil six key trends that are shaping consumer product innovation in the food and beverage market both today and tomorrow.

Defining prebiotics: where do we stand now?

10 November 2021
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Smiling woman eating a fortified breakfast cereal
Prebiotics are food components that feed and foster the growth of beneficial bacteria that live in your gut, enhancing gut health and thus whole-body health. This is backed by a growing amount of scientific research. What many people don’t know is the journey these substances took to get where they...

Webinar: Texture University™ module 9 – Mastering fat reduction formulation for today’s food trends

08 November 2021
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Texture University module 9
Today’s consumer wants to enjoy healthier foods without compromising on taste and texture. When meeting this demand requires reducing fat, water and oil across soups, sauces, dressings and dairy products, determining the optimal starch usage is key.