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Food Carbohydrates: Can food technology help in the prevention of life style diseases?

Sustained postprandial hyperglycaemia and hyperinsulinaemia in healthy adults are strongly associated with an increase in the risk of developing type-2 diabetes/and or metabolic syndrome.

This lecture will describe the use of in vitro digestion models and in vivo human clinical studies as tools to assist in the design of healthier foods. Examples will include fruit drinks, breads and complex mixed-meals. 

Speaker: Simon Ballance, Senior Research Scientist, Nofima AS, Oslo

Moderator: Gülen Arslan Lied