China’s addition of 46 cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) pilot zones will lead to the further influx of imported dietary supplements, with the healthy competition between local and imported goods helping to raise the bar for China’s domestic industry, according...
The 2020 NutraIngredients-Asia Awards are back with four new categories, but the same commitment to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements and functional foods industries.
Gencor’s fenugreek extract Testofen has been found to increase strength, aerobic endurance and lean body mass in healthy, exercising men, according to new findings published in the journal Transitional Sports Medicine.
Norway’s NY-O3 has introduced pure krill oil supplements to the China market, and believes it is the first such product in the country to have been authenticated by an independent third-party testing lab.
Optibiotix says sales of its flagship weight management product, Optibiome, soared by more than 2500% year-on-year, with Australia the latest market in its sights as part of its ambitious expansion plans.
Researchers from Asia, the Middle East, and the West are now trialling omega-3, honey, and even potato resistant starch, on top of vitamins and zinc, as they race to find products that could contribute to the fight against COVID-19 and its symptoms.
An analysis of the diets of nearly 3500 Australian women found high consumption of carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, pumpkin, cabbage, green beans and potatoes before conception helped women reach full term pregnancy.
Regional collaboration to collect ‘big data’ spanning diets, epigenetics, health backgrounds, and the microbiome will be essential to drive personal and precision nutrition in East Asia, according to industry heavyweight Dr Wang Chin-Kun, who is the subject...
Probiotics that make immune health claims are garnering consumers’ interest globally, but huge growth was seen in China, with the number of online reviews for such products shooting up by nearly 1,300% in the past two years.
What is believed to be a first-of-its-kind review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of supplements to help treat gout has concluded that poor quality trials mean it is impossible to definitively back what appear to be promising findings.