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Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...rying levels of bran. They mixed the bran-enriched wheat flour with water using a standing mixer like the one cooks may use at home, and they let the dough sit overnight. The hydrated flour was then sent through a machine called an extrusion processor. The processor uses a series of rotating screws and h...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...ng levels of bran. They mixed the bran-enriched wheat flour with water using a standing mixer like the one cooks may use at home, and they let the dough sit overnight. The hydrated flour was then sent through a machine called an extrusion processor. The processor uses a series of rotating screws and ...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

... there was a huge scare over melamine found in the wheat gluten imports from China. The gluten is used in t... there was a huge scare over melamine found in the wheat gluten imports from China. The gluten is used in the manufacture of pet food. The scare resulted in ...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...ter rise and subsequent drop in blood sugar. Whole wheat versions of rice, pasta and bread are examples of foods that have a low-glycemic-index. These foods are often considered higher quality carbohydrates because they are associated with a slower and less dramatic rise and fall of blood sugar. "Our resu...

Food Council Makes Right Decision With Mandatory Folate Fortification

... requires mandatory fortification of folic acid to wheat flour for bread making to be implemented by 2009. Chair of the AMA Child and Youth Health Committee, Dr David Thomas, said today that the AMA has been calling for mandatory fortification since 2004 as a simple way to prevent neural tube defect in p...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...said. Even so, India, the world's second largest wheat producer, may be reluctant to encourage its farmer...t. As incomes and food consumption have gone up, wheat reserves fell last year and the country was forced to import the commodity for the first time in six...

Cartoons to Dispel Science Phobia for Students

...ojho says: "Once his grandfather told him that his wheat fields were spoiled by a fungus". He wants to know if fungi cause diseases also. Paheli told him: "Many fungi like yeast and mushrooms are useful, but some fungi cause diseases in plants, animal and humans. Some fungi are also used in medicine". ...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

...lled fearing contamination. It had been found that wheat gluten from china was contaminated this wheat gluten was added to almost all the pet food. Some pet food was found to have melamine and melamine l...

Gluten Intolerance Cases Diagnosed Late in UK

...owel cancer. Gluten is a protein group found in wheat and other flours that forms the structure of the b... form gluten. Gluten is generally found in rice, wheat and barley. The only treatment for the condition is a life-long gluten-free diet. The charity C...

Study Confirms Health Benefits of Whole Grains

...e wild rice, popcorn, oatmeal, brown rice, barley, wheat berries and flours such as whole wheat. In addition to protecting against cardiovascular disease, which accounts for one-third of deaths worldwide, there is evidence that whole grains also project against diabetes and other chronic conditions. "Y...

Wheat Germ Extract Inhibits Breast Cancer in Study

CHICAGO, A fermented wheat germ extract inhibits estrogen positive and estrogen negative breast cancer tumors better than the world's best selling cancer drug, Tamoxifen, according to research published this past weekend at the 2007 meeting of the American Society of Clinical...

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Prostate

... Include in your diet selenium-rich foods such as wheat germ, tuna, herring and other seafood and shellfish, beef liver, kidney, eggs, sunflower and sesame seeds, cashews, mushrooms, garlic and onions. Selenium reduces risk of prostate cancer. Get screened. PSA blood test and digital rectal exams are r...

Genetic Risk Factor for Coeliac Disease Identified.

...iduals had a specific tissue type which recognised wheat proteins. We did not know why healthy individuals who had the same tissue type did not develop symptoms or disease. The first findings from our study suggest that interleukin genes that control inflammation are critical. We expect to find more diseas...

Chinese Chilli Flunks Food Safety Tests

...fertilisers and plastics, which found its way into wheat gluten exported from China for the US pet food and animal feed markets....

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

...lled fearing contamination. It had been found that wheat gluten from china was contaminated this wheat gluten was added to almost all the pet food. Some pet food was found to have melamine and melamine l...

U.S Officials Worried Over Failure In Preventing Food Contamination

... pet food after it was found contaminated with bad wheat gluten. Says Bart Stupak, chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce: “What has the FDA done to prevent food-borne illnesses? It appears the FDA has decided to centralize food safety decision m...

Pigs Quarantined in US Farm Following Melamine Contamination

... which the hog farm buys its pet food. So from wheat gluten to rice protein, the melamine trail seems t...tbreak was blamed on the melamine contamination of wheat gluten imported from China and used in the manufacture of pet food. Melamine is used in making plast...

Ethanol Could Be Damaging for Human Health, New Study Says

... As the world corn price rises, so too do those of wheat and rice, both because of consumer substitution among grains and because the crops compete for land, they say. GPL/B...

Two More Pet Food Products Recalled in US

...cts. Menu Foods had said the problem was traced to wheat gluten obtained from the Xuzhou Anying Biologic Te...al testing of some of the cat and dog food and the wheat gluten used in their production turned up the chemical melamine, which can be toxic in high doses. ...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

... nitrates were recommended to secure two tonnes of wheat in South Africa. Today, to obtain the same yield itrequires an input of 55 kg. "If we hadn't made that change (to organic farming) we wouldn't still be here," says Mike Prevost, owner of Lorraine Farm in the Elgin Valley, who pioneered the producti...

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