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Dairy-Free Beverages Expand the Milk Aisle

When it comes to milk, it’s no longer just about whole, two percent, skim, and flavored anymore. Consumers now have a variety of nut, grain, and seed milks that are all nondairy to choose from. In the February issue of Food Technology magazine...
18-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Amaranth Seeds May Prevent Chronic Diseases

The tiny seed of an amaranth grain may be able to help prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, according to a review of existing research in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety published by the Institute of Food...
18-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Milk Proteins Show Promise in Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

In a review of the existing research, a team of Australian researchers found that milk proteins, consisting of short sequences called peptides, are potential candidates for the development of anticancer agents and can be generated by enzymatic...
18-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

8 Snack and Nutrition Bar Trends

Convenience and taste are high on the list of what consumers want—especially when it comes to snack and nutrition bars. In the February issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), associate editor...
18-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

From Crickets to Test Tube Meat: The Coming Revolution in Alternative Proteins

Feeding the rapidly expanding world population will require 470 million tons of annual meat production by 2050, an increase of more than 200 million tons from current annual levels, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
18-Feb-2015 11:55 AM EST

Top Five Reasons You Need Fat in Your Diet

IFT Past President Roger Clemens, DrPh, CFS, explains why it’s important to incorporate fats in our diets in this IFT Food Facts video. Dr. Clemens emphasizes needing a balance of fats and exercise to help our body function at its highest level...
29-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Global Food Traceability Center Submits Comments on the Presidential Task Force Recommendations for Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud

As part of its ongoing commitment to offering solutions for pressing food fraud issues, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC) submitted written comments on how to most effectively implement the...
27-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Should Arsenic in Food Be a Concern?

The topic of arsenic in the U.S. diet has sparked considerable public interest following publication of an article in Consumer Reports magazine analyzing arsenic findings from fruit juices and rice products. In the January issue of Food Technology...
21-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

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