dietetic food


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dietetic food

1 a specially prepared low-calorie food, often containing natural or artificial sweeteners.
2 a food prepared for any specific dietary need or restriction, such as salt-free or vegetarian food. See also dietetics.

dietetic food

Food in which the nutrient content has been modified for use in special diets, esp. for diabetics.
See also: food
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The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association, speaking for Nestle, Milupa, Cow and Gate, Boots and Heinz/Farley's, said: "Rusks and biscuits for babies and toddlers are carefully formulated and are convenient and more suitable for infants than normal biscuits.
There is less interest by the consumer and the retailer in dietetic foods as such,' says Dan Thornton, marketing manager for Tri-Valley Growers, makers of the Diet Delight line of canned fruit products.
Contract notice: supply of dietetic foods for specific medical purposes for the hospital center of bourg en bresse
The Human Health division of SEPPIC (Stand 318), a subsidiary of the AIR LIQUIDE group, develops and promotes a range of innovative ingredients for human nutrition, for dietary supplements, dietetic foods and functional foods.
Roger Clarke of the Infant and Dietetic Foods Association, said: "Parents can be reassured by expert advice that ITX presents no identified health risks and that baby formulas sold in the UK are safe and wholesome.
The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (EDFA), which represents baby food manufacturers,said in a statement: ``All infant formulas, liquid and powdered,are produced under stringent hygienic conditions, and comply with strict international microbiological specifications.
Lactose is one of the largest biomasses available today and has been mostly used as a fermentation substrate, as a filler or sweetener, and in small amounts in infant and dietetic foods, coffee whiteners and feeds.
A spokesman for the Infant and Dietetic Foods Association told The Grocer: "No one brand is better or worse than any other, and as there is no risk to health there is no point in drawing attention to levels in any particular brand.
And SMA referred us to the Infant and Dietetic Foods Association, which represents manufacturers.
Besides application in chewing gums and diabetic foods, it is also suggested for formulation of chocolate and other confectionery, compressed candy mints and dietetic foods.
Contract notice: "supply by periodic applications of medicinal products and dietetic foods for special medical purposes, For the needs of the" dr.