The best part is your cake will still taste like cake and your pizza will still taste like pizza. In fact, the researchers said they were able to add about 20% more fiber to dishes before taste testers noticed.
Dietary fiber is important to maintain a healthy bowel, control blood sugar levels and lower cholesterol, among other benefits, according to the Mayo Clinic.
The Institute of Medicine recommends women consume 21-25 grams of fiber daily, and men get 30-38.
“This new technology means we can increase the amount of fiber that goes into the food so we can receive our recommended daily intake, even while consuming less foods, which has potential to help with weight management and diabetes,” Farahnaky said.
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