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Sugar in Food, labeling and Top 10 foods with more sugar

SUGARS What are sugars? Sugars are carbohydrates, among the most common we can differentiate them into monosaccharides (Glucose, fructose, galactose ...) and disaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose ...) Sucrose, commonly called sugar, is a disaccharide formed by a glucose molecule attached..

What non-dairy foods contain calcium? TOP 10

FOOD WITH NON-DAIRY CALCIUM Calcium is one of the most important nutrients in our body, since it is part of the bones and teeth. In addition to its structural function, it has a regulatory function in the cells, so its deficit is closely related to diseases such as osteoporosis, cancer and ot..

What is vegan food?

VEGAN FOOD The concept of veganism consists in a rejection of the use of products that come from non-human animals, whether for food, clothing, cosmetics, medicines, etc. Except pets. The term vegan was born in 1944 to differentiate it from vegetarianism, which at the nutritional level accepts ..

The Gluten and the Celiaquia

What is gluten? And the celiac disease? Gluten is a protein present in cereals such as wheat, barley, rye, triticale, spelled, some varieties of oats, as well as their hybrids and derivatives. Nutritionally it is a protein of low biological value, however, it has a high technological value beca..

Food Safety Vs Food Hygiene

Food Safety Vs Food Hygiene The first thing that should be taken into account when talking about food safety and food hygiene is that they are two different terms, although they are complementary. We understand Food Safety as a set of strategies that ensure both physical and economic access ..

RASFF Rapid Alerts System for Food and Feed - Safety food

RASFF Rapid Alerts System for Food and Feed - Safety food The European Early Warning System (RASFF), Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, was created in 1979, and made available to the entire population in 2014. RASFF is a tool to ensure that when risks to public health are detected , related t..

Requirements and labeling necessary to export food to the US

Main labeling requirements in the US The export of food to the United States has become in recent years a possibility that more and more companies value as a market opportunity. However, this country has some peculiarities that differentiate it from the operation of trade with other countries. Amon..

Collective restoration and food security

What is collective restoration? Collective catering is understood as an activity whose objective is to provide food to a group of consumers who have similar characteristics, be they universities, schools, residences, offices, hospitals, hotels, etc. Populations destiny of collective restoration I..

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