Co-culturing yeast along with probiotics in foods and beverages could help to maintain the potency of the latter during the manufacture and distribution of probiotic products, according to a food science expert.
New Zealand sports nutrition firm PowerAmp Sports is aiming to develop a comprehensive product portfolio that is fully approved by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), starting with their range of hypotonic beverages.
Herbalife’s global sales rose 15% in the third quarter. Record sales in China and the rest of Asia helped drive the result, and the company bucked recent trends in the multi-level marketing sector by posting sales increases in North America as well.
More research is required to determine the purported effects of green tea consumption against bladder cancer, and to develop green tea-based treatment and prevention strategies, according to a study by Nagasaki University.
There is insufficient evidence as to the efficacy of probiotics on ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, and future studies should test different strains and delivery methods, according to a study led by Japan's Keio University.
Irish brand VitHit expects its upcoming APAC debut to open doors for further expansion within the region for its sole product: a range of six functional bottled beverages developed as a healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened drinks.