Nutrition Centre

Five myths and facts about low or no calorie sweeteners

20 October 2021
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Child drinking from glass of low or no calorie sweetened cordial
Low and no calorie sweeteners (LNCS) have existed and been studied since the mid-1840s. Despite being long-studied substances that count with numerous evidence to support their safety and efficacy, there is still a lot of misinformation surrounding them. Misinterpretation of studies has contributed...

Translating nutrition science into meaningful change via industry partnerships

30 July 2021
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Lab nutritionist with a microscope
Today, societies face significant dietary- and health-related challenges, and there is a pressing need for food solutions that support people in healthy living. At Tate & Lyle, we are committed to addressing these problems, and we make sure that our innovations are built on a foundation of rigorous...

The impact of COVID-19 on diet – challenges and opportunities ahead

28 June 2021
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Masked shopper browsing shelves
Contributed by Dr. Yvonne Finnegan Ph.D Registered Dietitian Since the outbreak of COVID-19 over a year ago, many surveys have attempted to capture the impact of the various restrictions and disruption to daily patterns on diet and health behaviours. The combination of restricted daily routines...

Purpose at the heart of innovation

16 June 2021
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Victoria Spadaro Grant our President of Innovation and Commercial Development (ICD), joined us in November 2020. In our Annual Report 2021, she shares her initial impressions about the business and reviews the year.

Collaborating with Coca-Cola to bust myths in Brazil

28 May 2021
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New digital education series shares science on low and no calorie sweeteners. Visit any bakery, supermarket or café in Brazil and you’ll see that the nation’s longstanding love affair with sweet treats remains in full flourish. With its Portuguese influence and place in the historic global sugar...

The benefits of stevia

26 May 2021
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Stevia leaves
Stevia, a plant extract, is a sweetener that contributes zero calories to foods and doesn’t raise blood sugar. For the many people who are seeking foods & beverages with reduced sugar, stevia provides a versatile solution.

Myths and truths about dietary fibre

06 May 2021
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Muffin prototypes with our PROMITOR® Soluble Fibre ingredient
Dietary fibre is one of the most studied nutrients in the scientific literature. However, many myths still surround this topic.

The role of low and no calorie sweetening ingredients in promoting health

15 April 2021
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Low sugar calorie ice lollies
Obesity is a major issue and public health authorities advise people to consume less sugar. Many consumers are trying to find ways of cutting calories and reducing their sugar intake – but they also want great taste and the pleasure of sweetness. Low-calorie and no-calorie sweeteners help support...

PROMITOR® Soluble Fibre and immune health

29 March 2021
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PROMITOR Soluble Fibre and Immune Health
Immunity, the body’s ability to resist invading pathogens and their harmful effects, is a growing concern for consumers across the globe, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic.

A new Nutrition Centre to showcase scientific expertise

17 March 2021
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Nutrition team in 2019
By Kavita Karnik, Global Head of Nutrition, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs: Concerns about wellbeing and healthy eating are at the forefront of consumers’ minds more than ever before, with food producers responding by reformulating for healthier versions of foods and beverages such as with...