Application Prospect of Resistant Dextrin
1. Introduction of resistant dextrin
The low-viscosity water-soluble dietary fiber that has appeared in recent years makes the nutrient of dietary fiber easy to absorb. Among the low-viscosity water-soluble dietary fiber, resistant dextrin is the most representative product.
2. Application prospects of resistant dextrin
1) Dairy products
Resistant dextrin can be added as sugar without affecting the original flavor and texture of the food, so it can be applied to dairy products or milk beverages that need to strengthen dietary fiber.
Because resistant dextrin has a similar taste to fat but low in calories, it can partially replace sugar or fat to prepare low-calorie ice cream and low-fat yogurt drinks.
In recent years, the consumption of fermented milk and lactic acid beverages has increased. Adding a certain amount of resistant dextrin to fermented milk or lactic acid beverages can make full use of the biological functions of beneficial intestinal bacteria such as lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria. It has a great synergistic effect.
2) Noodle products
Resistant dextrin can increase and improve the color of bread, make steamed buns have a good taste and special fragrance, and the noodles have good toughness after adding, and are resistant to boiling and foaming.
Biscuit baking has very low requirements on flour gluten quality, which is convenient for adding resistant dextrin in a large proportion, and is more conducive to making a variety of health-care biscuits with fiber function. Pastry contains a lot of water in the production, which will solidify when baking. Soft products affect the quality. Adding water-soluble resistant dextrin to cakes can keep the products soft and moist, increase the shelf life so you can store them longer.
3) Functional food
Resistant dextrin also has extremely high application value in the functional food market. Because resistant dextrin can inhibit the increase in blood sugar and increase the feeling of fullness, researchers are focusing on applying it to foods for obese and diabetic people.
For many people with intestinal dysfunction, such as constipation patients, if the dietary fiber content is strengthened in the diet, it can effectively regulate the ecological balance of the gastrointestinal flora, and has a good preventive effect on diseases such as hemorrhoids and colon cancer.
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