Institute of Food Technologists

Filling nutrient gaps in specialty diets

Paleo, high-protein, low-carbohydrate, gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. These eating lifestyles can all be found within today's diverse consumer landscape. Whether people adopt these dietary approaches in order to lose ...

Apr 28, 2016
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Emerging nutraceuticals for aging individuals

When it comes to aging, the focus is not just on living longer. Quality of life is equally as important. Baby Boomers and the aging population want a long life full of experiences and the energy and vitality to enjoy them.

Mar 18, 2016
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How tofu is made

Tofu is a nutritious, protein-rich bean curd made by coagulating soy milk. There are many different types of tofu, and they are processed in a variety of ways. Methods to produce various types of tofu will be described, as ...

Feb 26, 2016
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Five ingredients that can help with weight management

Weight loss is often one of consumers' top resolutions for the New Year. While the basic premise of losing weight is to consume less calories than calories burned, weight management has evolved over the years and includes ...

Jan 18, 2016
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8 nutrients to protect the aging brain

Brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle according to a 2014 AARP study. As people age they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia ...

Apr 16, 2015
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