Health management

Embrace power over health

Almost everyone you meet has something to say about eating and living healthier — so they can age gracefully and live longer. But at what point does healthy eating truly help manage health issues?

Ingredion is your dedicated guide for nutritional ingredients and health claims. Our petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — to allow a Type 2 diabetes risk reduction claim for our heavily researched HI-MAIZE® resistant starch — was approved and resulted in a qualified health claim that allows food manufacturers to link high-amylose maize resistant starch to a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes on the packages of conventional foods.*

We have the industry-changing ingredients and tested experience you need to create products that will help consumers manage their health challenges. Our Ingredion Idea Labs® innovation centers around the world have a proven record of speed and agility in prototyping and product launches. Discover how some of the world’s most rigorous, science-based problem-solvers can help you achieve your formulation goals and push past the expected.

* FDA intends to consider exercising enforcement discretion for the following health claims:

  • “High-amylose maize resistant starch may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. FDA has concluded that there is limited scientific evidence for this claim”
  • “High-amylose maize resistant starch, a type of fiber, may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. FDA has concluded that there is limited scientific evidence for this claim”

1 US Health Trends Report 2015, Health Focus International. Ingredion proprietary research  

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This information is intended to support the efforts of our customers to develop and implement an appropriate labeling strategy for products containing Ingredion’s products. In all respects, the ultimate decisions on how to identify claims on food packages and label ingredients on food packages remains with our customers. Ingredion Incorporated and the Ingredion group of companies make no warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the information contained above or the suitability of any of our products for your specific intended use. We urge you to carefully review the relevant regulations and to seek appropriate legal counsel as you determine the labeling requirements applicable to your products.