Yogurt fortified with date fiber

Isameldin B. Hashim, Ali H. Khalil, Hanan S. Afifi

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    Yogurt is considered a healthy food and incorporating dietary fiber will make it even healthier. • Date fiber, a by-product of date syrup production, is a good source of dietary fiber. • Consumer test results indicated that the appearance, color, and fl avor ratings were significantly affected by fiber fortification. • Yogurt fortified with up to 3 % date fiber had similar sourness, sweetness, firmness, smoothness, and overall acceptance ratings as the control yogurt. • Fortifying yogurt with 3 % date fiber produced acceptable yogurt with bene ficial health effects.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationFrom Concepts to Public Health Applications
    PublisherSpringer New York
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Electronic)9781461471103
    ISBN (Print)9781461471097
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013


    • Acceptability
    • Date fiber
    • Quality parameters
    • Sensory quality
    • Yogurt

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Medicine


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