Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
New interface
Journal articles

Tackling obesity: can food processing be a solution rather than a problem?

Abstract : Low energy dense diets (<1.6 kcal g-1) are recommended for weight management. Self-assembled, water-filled, edible nanotubes that self-organise into a more complex structure, possibly a 3D network of nanocellulose, may be used to lower the energy density of many processed foods to <1.6 kcal g-1. Durethan® KU2-2601 packaging film enables the water content of processed foods to be increased without reducing their shelf life. Food and drinks can be sweetened by adding calorie-free PurefruitTM monk fruit (Siraitia grosvenorii) extract to them. PUREFRUIT™ is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar and has exceptional stability. The energetic cost of the assimilation of processed and farmed foods, including sugar-sweetened liquids can be increased by increasing their protein and fibre content.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadata

Cited literature [24 references]  Display  Hide  Download
Contributor : Anthony Robson Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 1:20:23 AM
Last modification on : Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 3:25:40 PM
Long-term archiving on: : Monday, August 13, 2012 - 2:20:41 AM


Files produced by the author(s)


  • HAL Id : hal-00696557, version 1



Anthony A. Robson. Tackling obesity: can food processing be a solution rather than a problem?. Agro-food-Industry Hi Tech, 2012, 23 (2 (supplement)), pp.10-11. ⟨hal-00696557⟩



Record views


Files downloads