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Fiber

The role of fiber in a healthy diet is gaining attention throughout the food and beverage business.

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FDA grants a diabetes claim for resistant starch

- "Limited scientific evidence" shows high-amylose maize resistant starch may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

FDA explains what fiber definition data it seeks

- A draft guidance document stresses the importance of human intervention studies.

Inulin companies petition FDA for fiber status

- The petition cites such physiological health benefits as improved laxation/bowel function, increased calcium absorption and reduced blood cholesterol levels.

Functional dairy foods Beyond basic nutrition

- Dairy product formulators are developing new products with an eye toward improving health and wellness.

Fibers global reach

- People want to know more about oat fiber and increasingly are aware of inulin.