Sugar reduction, a common responsibility


Public health authorities, health professionals, the food and drink industry, and many consumers are united in their concerns… the issue can’t be sugar-coated anymore… many aspects of our modern lifestyle, are leading to an epidemic of ill health across the world. One very important ingredient in this is sugar - adults and children in many countries simply consume too much. We need to reduce the amount of sugar that we eat drastically. This paper explores the factors behind these concerns and options for sugar reduction that can offer additional health benefits.

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Sensus produces and markets healthy food ingredients Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose, derived from natural chicory. Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose are prebiotic soluble dietary fibers with added health benefits, making them ideal ingredients for functional foods.

Sensus is a fast-growing company that produces the innovative food ingredients Frutafit inulin and Frutalose oligofructose. These ingredients come from a natural source, the chicory root. 

As a committed partner for the food industry, Sensus offers expertise and know-how in application, health nutrition and the marketing of functional foods. A mutually inspiring connection based on dialogue and fruitful interaction results in the development of healthy and tasty food products.

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