Rewind 2017: Our most viewed videos of the year unveiled

By Gary Scattergood

- Last updated on GMT

Senior industry execs were featured on video across 2017.
Senior industry execs were featured on video across 2017.

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Video interviews with senior industry leaders from the likes of Danone, DSM and DuPont proved highly popular throughout 2017, as we tackled on film some of the biggest health and nutrition challenges in Asia-Pacific.

Our footage revealing the latest insights, research and policies around cognitive health, infant nutrition, probiotics and diabetes took the top spots.

Take a look at the videos that received the most reader views over the past 12 months, and follow the links to see the full footage

1) VIDEO: Cognitive health - the challenge to educate consumers as Asia's population rapidly ages

As Asia's population rapidly ages, opportunities abound for the cognitive health sector, but consumers need to be educated that supplements should be considered before old age, according to supplier DSM and manufacturer Senescence.

Watch the video here.

2) VIDEO: Infant nutrition - the latest health demands, consumer trends and fortification needs in APAC

The challenges in the battle to provide adequate infant nutrition across APAC are as diverse as the region itself, with severe micronutrient deficiencies, stunting and, on the other hand, soaring obesity levels being witnessed, we discovered in this video with Danone and Mintel.

Watch the video here.

3) WATCH: Probiotics in China — ‘The market is set to explode’

The probiotics sector is forecast to soar by 23% in China to 2020 and even greater long-term growth beckons if the industry unites to better educate consumers and regulators. That’s the view of George Paraskevakos, executive director of the International Probiotics Association.

Watch the video here

4) VIDEO - Singapore’s war on diabetes: Industry, academics and government 'need to line up like hunters​'

With a staggering one million Singaporeans forecast to have type 2 diabetes by 2050 – that’ll be one-sixth of the population – this month’s edition of our popular Nutrition Asia video series assessed what is arguably South East Asia’s biggest health crisis.

Watch the full video here.

5) Watch: Probiotics and diabetes — 'A fantastically exciting' area for research

Diabetes and other metabolic disorders are providing fertile ground for new probiotic research, said a DuPont expert who has highlighted new findings on supplementation and a reduced risk of gestational diabetes.

Watch the full video here.

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