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The Future of Fiber: challenges and opportunities for developing new food product for health and wellness - Product Development and Nutraceutical & Functional Foods Divisions On-Demand Webcast
On-Demand Web Events Food Health & Nutrition
1.00 CH
Fiber has many possible health benefits, but its use as a food ingredient is complicated by the diversity of sources and preparations.
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Meeting Details :

Fiber is currently recognized as a shortfall nutrient in the diet. Furthermore, the regulatory landscape is changing and consumers are seeking new avoidance diets (e.g. low FODMAP). Therefore, food scientists need the latest updates on fiber ingredients, uses, and health effects/concerns is timely. This webcast will provide participants with the latest information on developing products with fiber for health and wellness. Participants will learn of new and innovative uses for fibers in products, particularly in the area of the low FODMAP diet and new health opportunities.

Learning objectives:
1) Identify new and innovative uses of fibers in developing new products for bakery, beverages, dairy and confections
2) Describe the latest uses and data connecting fiber to human health and wellbeing
3) Explain the challenges in developing products with fiber, especially regarding the low FODMAP diet and populations with specific dietary needs

Dr. Jane Muir, Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University
Dr. Maria Stewart, Director, Global Nutrition R&D, Ingredion Incorporated
Dr. Cordelia Selomulya, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at Monash University
Dr. Bradley Bolling, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison

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