Did you know that nine out of every 10 bites of food we eat today start with a seed? Seeds are important in our food ecosystem and are packed with essential nutrients like protein, fibre, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. And suddenly, seeds are everywhere – in beverages, bars, crackers, breads, cereals, yogurt – you name it. In my book, The Need for Seeds, available via Amazon, I address how to make seeds an everyday food for your healthy diet, based on the platform of adding more plant-based foods and ingredients to your meals and snacks.
Paul Hetherington, president of the Baking Association of Canada, brought up some chewy food for thought at a recent Ontario chapter event. Isn’t it strange, he mused in broaching the subject of genetic modification, how people seem to love technology in their communications, clothes, toys, and cars, but are far more questioning of its role in their food.
Alberta - Nutrition and food science students at the University of Alberta have invented a healthy, dairy-free 'gelato' made entirely from pulse ingredients, reports HuffPost Alberta. |READ MORE
Singapore - A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a recipe for making healthier, more diabetic-friendly bread by adding a natural plant pigment called anthocyanin, which is extracted from black rice. Nutrition Insight reports. |READ MORE
It seems the public has been busy tallying up a list of food fears. A recent survey of Americans, conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, suggested that chemicals in food outranked foodborne illness as concern. And people die from food poisoning. People also die from having no food. Are priorities becoming misplaced?
Maryland – Data published by market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Food Formulation Trends: Ancient Grains and Sprouted Ingredients indicates that 19 per cent of American adults have purchased menu or grocery items featuring ancient grains in the past 30 days.
Hamilton, Ont. – The science surrounding a low-fat diet has changed but our attitudes haven't kept up, a registered dietitian and McMaster University professor says. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Surprisingly versatile, dates are a great way to reduce sugar in many recipes.
Dec. 15, 2014, London, United Kingdom -- The weight wellness market is at a tipping point, and in 2015 big name brands like Weight Watchers will continue to see sales plunge – even Special K, the world’s biggest food for weight management, has experienced a sudden 10 per cent drop in sales.
Oct. 28, 2014, Ottawa – Governments should either restrict the sale of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods or increase taxes on such foods to combat obesity, according to an editorial published online in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Mediscape reports. | READ MORE
Making sense of the gluten-free marketplace – and the new rules that will affect us all.
Perception, reality and a burgeoning “windfall” market: how the gluten-free sector is raking it in.
Who knew that saturated fats could cause such a commotion? A recent study published in the March issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, has caused quite a stir in the media among scientists and nutrition experts.
A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research may have you reconsidering the texture of your product based on your target consumer group.
U.S. firm creates vaccine to treat celiac diseaseMassachusetts-based company, ImmusanT, produced a vaccine that treats celiacs —…
Interview with Chef Christophe Adam, on inspiration and éclairsBakers Journal had the privilege of interviewing the busy, internationally-known…
First professional e-learning platform launched for chocolatiersMonday, November 12 marks the launch of the Chocolate Academy…
Registration now open for Artisan Bakery ExpoThe International Artisan Bakery Expo (IABE) is announcing the opening…
Bakery Showcase Montréal 2019
May 5-6, 2019