Fibre supplementation can improve asthma symptoms by boosting gut microbiota, results from an Australian trial have revealed.
Diabetes, the double burden of malnutrition, personalised nutrition and sustainability: these are four of the most pressing APAC food and nutrition trends, according to industry experts speaking at our Food Vision Asia 2017 summit.
Large trials are desperately needed to understand if supplements and dietary interventions can play a positive role in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, according to academics in Japan.
Indonesia’s supplements association hopes the harmonisation of regulations across South East Asia will take a significant step forward this year, providing a much-needed boost to exports and consumer awareness.
Misleading health claims are still rife in Indonesia despite tighter functional food rules, claims a new association set up to ‘professionalise the industry’.
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has issued a circular paving the way for the sale of low-THC hemp seed products as a food.
Omega-3 canola firm Nuseed has filed for regulatory approval in Australia, with submissions for Canada and the US set to be lodged later this month.