Spring 2003 Issue — Contents

Front CoverForeword

Cognis Proudly Announces Xangold®

Only Source of Lutein to Complete FDA's GRAS (Generally Recognised As Safe) Notification Process

Probiotics

what is it all about?

A special combination

LACTITOL

a bulk sweetener with a low Glycemic Index

Sweet functionality: Sensus introduces FrutaloseTM

Heart benefits of omega-3 & 6 lipids

A female perspective

Resistant Starch as a Functional Ingredient in Food Systems

Importance of the blood supply to the brain for a healthy memory function

NUTRIOSE® FB More fibre, more effectively

ADM Unveils clear vitaminE at VITAFOODS 2003

Functional Health

Oxidative stress and beneficial effects of dietary antioxidants in diabetes

Obesity

An epidemic treated with herbal medicines

Soy Isoflavones

New Findings for Better Applications

Up-And-Coming Nutraceutical Ingredient Fenugreek Galactomannan

For blood sugar health and weight loss

Gaio®-tagatose

Going commercial

Introducing Cysteine Peptide

A novel bioactive supporting liver health.

Genomics Facilitates New Process and Product Development

Revealing the genetic make-up of Aspergillus niger

Benecol in functional food development

Nature's Solution to the Mineral Challenge

Fatty Acids are the preferred source of EPA and DHA in Humans