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Improving Health Properties of Food by Sharing our Knowledge on the Digestive Process

Main Achievements

The Infogest Action addresses the following challenges:

  • Relationship between food structure and food components bioavailability
  • Effect of processing on beneficial food components bioavailability
  • Development of multi-scale characterization of food structures
  • Harmonization of in vitro digestion models at the European level
  • Validation of in vitro digestion models towards human data
  • Creation of an international database of bioaccessible food digestion products
  • Improved knowledge on the protein digestibility and allergenicity relationship
  • Demonstration of the effect of food protein digestion on satiety and satiation
  • Increase knowledge on the modulation of the human microbiota by food proteins