A new report by the International Osteoporosis Foundation, shows that osteoporosis is a looming crisis throughout the Asia-Pacific region, with half of the world’s sufferers set to come from Asia by 2050.
If you were asked to list Japan’s biggest export concepts, what would you say? Undoubtedly consumer electronics would be there; cars too - after all, the country has made the production of complex goods into an art form, regardless of the weight of the...
Menus in Australian state schools could do better, according to the results of research compiled for online advocacy group The Parents’ Jury. A review of 263 school menus across Australia identified that only 30% of primary schools and less than 19% of...
The iodine status of children in New Zealand has been improved with the mandatory use of iodised salt in commercial bread since 2009, but many remain mildly deficient in this essential nutrient, new research suggests.
Almost 91% of the adults in Australia are not eating enough vegetables and only 50% are eating enough fruit, a dietary imbalance that is showing on their waistlines, said Australia Food and Nutrition 2012.
A new report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) suggests that Indian food brands are resorting to misbranding and misinformation to hide the real quantity of salt, sugar, and fat in their foods.
Easy availability and a growing interest in fitness trends see about 78% of adolescents in urban India consume at least one type of dietary supplement, a survey by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) said.
Young bamboo shoots are a rich source of nutrients which may offer health benefits including antioxidant and anti-cancer properties, according to a new review suggesting bamboo use ‘as a new health food’.
FrieslandCampina has announced details of a 12 month study into the health and nutrition of children in key regions of Southeast Asia, which it claims will deliver scientifically robust data for improved product formulation for local communities.
Norwegian and Chinese researchers have committed to a five year study that may provide insights into the species feeding on the tiny omega-3 and phospholipid-rich crustaceans dwelling in the Antarctic.
A Medical Journal of Australia study has found blood folate levels have increased in the Australian population after mandatory folic acid fortification of bread products was introduced in September, 2009.
Researchers in South Korea claim that the country's spicy fermented
cabbage dish, kimchi, could help to cure bird flu, the avian
disease which has ravaged poultry stocks across Asia and killed
nearly 50 humans since 2003.