In the first instalment of NutraIngredients-Asia's Business Monitor, we keep tabs on the latest developments at the region’s leading nutrition and supplement firms, featuring Blackmores, Swisse Wellness and Ausnutria.
Research appears to show that supplementation with taurine - an additive commonly found in energy drinks - improves symptoms in young people suffering a first episode of psychosis (FEP).
Cargill has launched a three-month campaign to help fight child malnutrition in Asia in commemoration of World Food Day.
GNC could become the latest vitamin and supplement firm to get Chinese owners, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that the company has met with several interested parties.
Supplementation with freshwater clam extract could improve wound healing, according to a new study in rats.
Australian researchers have developed a world-first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood – something they believe is a first step towards a low-cost and portable, vitamin B12 deficiency test.
Specialists in Myanmar are warning that unhealthy lifestyles and the low intake of essential vitamins and minerals is leading cardiovascular problems to spiral out of control.
New research from New Zealand suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after carb-heavy meals to gain the greatest blood sugar-lowering benefits.