Eat Healthy To Age Healthy

The importance of consuming enough fibre and protein is not to be underestimated in any healthy ageing individual. Contributed by Dr. LaiYee, Lee (Technologist) and Anushia Shanmugaraj (Corporate Communications & Marketing). In recent times, the world of food has become trendier and steering its way into a healthier more balanced…

Honing A Strong Gut For Longevity

The importance of having a strong immunity and staying healthy has been brought to the forefront of consumers’ minds as they gradually adjust to life in the middle of a pandemic. By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific.   A key component to good overall health is having sufficient…

The Healthy-Ageing Powers Of Prebiotic Fibre

There is no better time than now for manufacturers to introduce their consumers to fibre-enhanced and tasty products that can help them live longer yet healthier lives. Christian Philippsen, Managing Director at BENEO Asia Pacific   Adding healthy years to our life is a public health goal and a personal…

FIA Food For The Future Summit 2019

*originally published in April 2019   FIA Food For The Future Summit 2019 Tucked into the far corner of the gargantuan Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, a score of food and agri-tech disruptors were competing for attention from 650 senior executives from major food, beverage, ingredients and flavours suppliers as…

BENEO’s Prebiotic Fibres And Their Impact On Our Digestive Health  

Back in 2010, digestive health was considered to be a mega-trend. Gut health got a more important role in the scientific, nutrition and consumer arenas. Nowadays, consumers are increasingly interested in how eating the right nutrition could impact their overall health and mood. With more than two thirds of consumers…

Dietary Fibre: “The Protein Of The Future”

Globally, there is a huge fibre gap in human nutrition but increased consumption of dietary fibre is a powerful tool to reduce chronic inflammation, says Henk Hoogenkamp, Author & Protein Application Specialist.   Gut health is a top concern for many people. Dietary fibres help contribute to digestive everyday wellness…

Not All Dietary Fibres Are The Same

While traditional sources of fibre like whole grains, fruits and vegetables should be encouraged, added fibre is an important contributor to the overall dietary fibre intake, says Tate & Lyle.   Since the publishing of the CODEX definition for Dietary Fibre (DF) in 2009, many countries have adopted and aligned…

Fibre: Good Nutrition With A Bad Rap

A concerted effort with the help of educational initiatives must be made to dispel further negative consumer impressions regarding the benefits of fibre, says Henk Hoogenkamp, Author & Protein Application Specialist. Globally, there is a huge fibre gap in human nutrition. Average fibre consumption has declined drastically in developed countries…
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