Issue 63 (3)
Health & Nutrition
J. L. Slavin
The primary roles of carbohydrates in the diet are to provide energy to all cells in the body and to provide dietary fiber. It is recommended that adults consume 45–65% of their calories from carbohydrates and that young children obtain a higher...
B. O. Schneeman1
To understand the contribution of dietary fiber to carbohydrate quality, it is useful to examine the definition of dietary fiber, how that definition has evolved, and what is currently accepted in recommendations for fiber intake by humans.
Chris J. Seal1,2 and Frank Thielecke3
Cereals are staple foods in the diet of many populations, and they are essential sources of carbohydrate energy, protein, dietary fiber, and numerous phytochemicals and micronutrients. Retaining all of these components in the form of whole grains and...
Dietary sugars are mono- and disaccharides that are naturally present in fruits, vegetables, and natural syrups or are added to foods as refined sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup. Dietary sugars are absorbed in the bloodstream...
This issue of Cereal Foods World (CFW) explores Carb Q from a range of perspectives and tries to clear-up misconceptions about dietary carbohydrates and their varied roles in diet and health. Thought-provoking scientific reviews from leading...
“Spotlights” is a series of individual and institutional interviews capturing the unique stories of our many volunteers and their journeys with AACCI.
October 21–23, over the course of three science-packed days, speakers will convene in London, U.K., for Cereals & Grains 18, and provide their takes on cereal grain science from field to fork. Themes will include sustainability from gene to field, safe...
Thank you to all our corporate members, who contribute their knowledge, expertise, and professional involvement to ensure the continued strength of the association and to promote excellence in cereal grain science worldwide.