A new Australian study is challenging the notion that the gut microbiome drives autism, suggesting that it is behaviour and dietary preferences that affect the microbiome, rather than the other way around.
Australian supplements giant Blackmores has detailed the sustainability advances it has made over the past 12 months, spanning carbon reduction, packaging and supply chain improvements, but challenges persist, most notably around waste to landfill.
Indian nutraceutical company BodyFirst Wellness Nutrition is on a functional foods innovation spree, having added organic herbal powder sprinklers, beaded probiotic straws, protein and fibre bars, and protein-enriched peanut butter into its product range.
A trial funded by Nestle has found that infant formula enriched with milk-derived oligosaccharides (MOS), a prebiotic, has helped to improve gut microbiota in babies, such as increasing the abundance of Bifidobacterium.
Supplements that claim to boost the body’s level of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), namely nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) and nicotinamide riboside (NR), are increasingly common in Asia’s dietary supplement market.
Ear infections are typically treated with antibiotics, which could compromise the gut microbiome and reduce the ability of immune cells to kill bacteria. Now, fresh research indicates there could be a promising new approach to this relatively common childhood...
The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration has proposed new changes to the “Regulations on Nutrition Claim for Pre-packaged Food Products”, including specifying the protein, B vitamins, folic acid, and biotin requirements for different groups of individuals....
The consumption of euglena (Euglenagracilis) daily for four weeks was shown to increase beneficial gut bacteria and improve sleep quality in adult men, according to a clinical trial funded by health drink and supplement firm Euglena Co.
The Malaysian palm oil industry has highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and satellite imaging as crucial technologies to be integrated into the sector to aid sustainability and secure the industry’s future.