The supplementation of astaxanthin and tocotrienol has been shown to improve composite and verbal memory in individuals who have exhibited mild forgetfulness, according to an RCT sponsored by BGG Japan.
Probiotics supplementation has shown to reduce the amount of bile acids – an important component of nutrition – in the gastric residuals of extremely pre-term babies, according to an RCT from Australia.
Supplementation of probiotics was found to significantly decrease total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LCL) in hypercholesterolemic patients, according to a recent systematic review and meta-analysis.
Food fortification and developing healthier food options are crucial in tackling the double burden of undernutrition and obesity, but the unique cultural aspects of dietary patterns should not be neglected, says the guest who stars in our latest podcast.
Experts at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have continued to vouch for the merits of Golden Rice despite a recent weeklong-protest held against the genetically-modified crop across Asia.
There is a lot of foundational research on probiotics in China, but few studies on their technical application, a leading Chinese academic institute has ruled as the sector continues to boom in the country.
The supplementation of lutein and zeaxanthin for preserving eye health is more effective in individuals with healthy BMI (lower than 25kg/m2), a 16-week human clinical trial conducted in Japan has shown.
Infant formula powders inspected in Hong Kong said to contain similar nutritional composition can differ in price by nearly 100%, a report by the Consumer Council has claimed – but a closer look at their methodology appears they are not necessarily comparing...
Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo (PDD) and Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) are developing a cost-effective way of testing for contaminants such as pesticides in fresh produce – in an effort to boost consumer, retailer...