Asia is more open than any other market to trying natural products due to its long history of traditional remedies, but scientifically-backed and clinically trialled ingredients are now fast becoming a key consumer demand.
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Vitamin D levels marginally increased in people who received low dose vitamin D3 alone or combined with calcium, compared to a decline seen in those who received calcium supplement alone or a placebo, according to a new RCT from the UAE.
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Supplement companies must enact policies to fight and prevent modern slavery across their supply chains, ensure clear accountability and governance structures, and coordinate efforts to increase education on modern slavery among staff and suppliers.
The kombucha market in South East Asia is poised for explosive growth over the next few years due to a significant rise in consumer health awareness and demand for immunity-boosting drinks across various markets.
The South Korean government has imposed tougher criteria on ready-to-eat (RTE) and ready-to-cook (RTC) instant products that want to make healthier nutritional claims on pack, in an expansion of rules first placed on instant noodles earlier this year.
America’s nicotinamide riboside (NR) maker Chromadex is eyeing omnichannel retail in China and is confident of achieving the ‘blue-hat’ health foods registration status – required for normal trade of health foods in China – in the next 24 months or less....
The consumption of fortified infant cereals could help reduce the burden of iron-deficiency anaemia on Indonesian infants and young children, and have longer-term economic, health and social benefits, according to a study funded by Nestlé Infant Nutrition...
A Singapore firm that counts a leading longevity academic among its ranks has outlined ambitious growth plans for its Rejuvant LifeTabs, a calcium-based Alpha-Ketoglutarate (AKG) formulation that claims to slow down the ageing process.
Lonza’s insights on Japanese consumers’ mobility concerns, Mitsubishi’s nicotinamide mononucleotide (NNM) clinical findings, and Meiji’s infant formula business in Cambodia are the highlights of this round-up.
This round-up of new scientific findings will look at how low NAD+ level is associated with anaemia in women, Mitsubishi Life Sciences’ NMN clinical study findings, and the benefits of vitamin E for exercise recovery and PCOS.
Consuming the paraprobiotic Lactobacillus gasseri CP2305 improves mild psychological symptoms and common vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes unique to menopausal women, according to a Japanese study.
Distributor Pathway International and One Innovation Labs are partnering to supply the latter's Pureway-C and Liposomal Pureway-C vitamin C ingredients to brands and formulators in Australia and New Zealand.
The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration is proposing warning statements to be printed on health foods containing fish oil and red yeast rice due to their potential interaction with certain medications.
Timing is the biggest challenge when it comes to navigating the nascent schedule 3 cannabidiol (CBD) supplement go-to-market system, says Bod Australia, which is aiming to be one of the first to launch such a product in Australia.
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