A 60-day trial in India found that taking nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) at 600mg per day is the optimal dose for boosting the body’s nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) level and physical performance.
Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved for the first time the use of 3-fucosyllactose (3-FL) as a complementary medicine ingredient in listed medicines, such as dietary supplements.
Japanese researchers found that the ‘high bread and low rice’ dietary pattern leads to higher serum low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol for both sexes, while the ‘high confectioneries and low alcohol’ diet did the same only for men.
Salt could have a positive metabolic effect by promoting a negative energy balance to combat obesity, but extensive further research is needed given the negative consequences of high intake on cardiovascular health.
Hindustani Unilever Limited (HUL), the Indian arm of international FMCG giant Unilever, has stressed that its beverage-based nutrition or health food drinks (HFD) portfolio will remain a major area of focus for the business despite current setbacks caused...
This round-up looks at the latest health and nutrition research, including how poor diets are linked to a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), how extreme reduction in animal-based protein intake could affect cognitive health, the link...
Consumers are seeking holistic nutrition support as they become increasingly aware of the relationship between stress, sleep and gut health, although barriers to purchase remain to be overcome, according to a new report by Fonterra’s nutrition brand,...
South Korea has given the nod for recycled PET plastic to be used as a material to make new food and beverage containers as part of its national sustainability strategy, citing work by international brands such as Coca-Cola and PepsiCo as an inspiration.
South Korean food and nutrition firm CJ CheilJedang is seeking to address what it claims is a market gap for dietary supplements that promote muscle health through its newly formed food and nutrition ingredient subsidiary.
This round-up looks at the latest research findings, soaring demand for co-enzyme Q10 supplements in China, regulatory roadblock for a Chinese NMN supplier, a Korean supplement firm’s expansion into China, and more.
The scope for protective metabolic potential of the medicine plant bitter apple, aka Citrullus colocynthis, has been explored in a new review published in ‘BMC Food Production, Processing and Nutrition’.
Infant formula producer Bubs Australia said its gross revenue has China dropped by 66 per cent, and its new Manufacturer-to-Consumer (M2C) sale channel in the country has been delayed, due to disruptions caused by China’s prolonged COVID-19 lockdowns.