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Taiyo’s Sunfiber earns Monash University’s Low FODMAP Certification

Sunfiber® is the first fiber and first stand-alone ingredient to become a Monash University Low FODMAP Certified™ product. Why so many are talking about FODMAPs FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Disaccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols) are a group of dietary sugars which are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. They are known to cause gas related pain, intestinal […]

Advisory committee urges higher fiber consumption

A U.S. government advisory committee urges higher fiber consumption to promote better health. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, consisting of nationally recognized experts in nutrition and health, made its recommendations to the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. In a letter to the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Agriculture, […]

Snacks provide 25 percent of children’s fiber consumption

Snacks provide 25 percent of children’s fiber consumption, according to a report by the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The committee analyzes U.S. diet trends and makes recommendations to the U.S. government about improving diets. Evidence supports the value of programs that seek to improve children’s diets by involving parents and schools in promoting […]