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Probiotic prevents diarrhea in children

21-02-2012

The probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri prevents acute diarrhea in children with lower nutritional status.  This is the outcome of a unique study carried out with almost 500 children from low-socioeconomic communities in Jakarta, Indonesia. This should give a boost to the development of simple, (dairy) foods with the right probiotics.

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Natural proteins to replace fats

17-10-2011

In the coming years food producer VION Food Group and research company NIZO will be collaborating intensively to develop natural protein-based ingredients to replace fats in their products.

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RuBisCo: from waste product to food ingredient

10-05-2011

Due to an ever-growing population, proteins extracted from existing agricultural side-streams are of high interest for food processors.

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Aroma of food affects bite size

26-03-2011

Bite size is affected by the intensity of the aroma of the food being consumed and suggests that aroma may be used as a means to control portion size. This is the outcome of research by scientists from Wageningen University, Top Institute Food and Nutrition and NIZO food research, published in Flavour.

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Whey protein against intestinal inflammation

02-12-2010

NIZO food research has shown that cheese whey protein protects against intestinal inflammation by stimulating beneficial bacteria and by enhancing the protective mucous layer in the gut.

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Abundant plant protein extracted for food application

01-10-2010

NIZO researchers have developed a technology to make the most abundant plant protein in the world available for food applications while maintaining its nutritional and functional properties.

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