Oral supplementation of vitamin D2 may alleviate mild psoriasis and reduce the incidence of vitamin D deficiency, according to a clinical study conducted by researchers at Thailand's Thammasat University.
Aussie-Kiwi supplement firm Vitaco is looking to increase its public visibility in Asia and the Middle East, with NPD planned for its four core brands targeting heart health, gut health, musculoskeletal health and immune health.
Indian nutrition brand &Me is eyeing South East Asia with its functional beverages for women, with plans to update its packaging, introduce more product formats, and conduct clinical trials within the next six months.
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UK firm OptiBiotix is continuing its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region with the latest deal for its weight management product, SlimBiome — an exclusive three-year agreement with Thai national distributor Primo.
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