Health product manufacturer TSI Group has announced the approval of the first ever China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) Manufacturing Licence for β-hydroxy β-methylbutyrate (HMB) production in China.
Researchers in Japan have reported that they did not find a link between antioxidant vitamin levels and reduced oxidative stress in a small study of asthma patients conducted by a team at Tottori University.
Melanin in ink from the most commonly consumed cuttlefish in China can become a powerful functional food component and potential therapeutic aid for manipulating the gut microbiota, according to a new study.
The beneficial effects of probiotics in reducing the risk of diarrhoea in children may in part be due to their impact on faecal short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) and branched chain fatty acids (BCFAs), according to an Indian study.
The UN's World Food Programme is seeking to improve the nutrition of 1.9 million children and women in war-torn Yemen by delivering targetted supplementary feeding programmes in the Middle East's poorest nation.
Increased dietary vitamin E intake could help to lower the risk of lung cancer, according to a Chinese meta-analysis, but the association appears more significant for Americans and Europeans than for Asians.
Scientists have cautioned that antioxidant consumption in supplement form is not as effective as a nutrient-rich diet to improve eye diseases, with some evidence suggesting they can actually worsen existing conditions.
China is set to spearhead the growth of the region’s parenteral nutrition market to 2023, with pre-term births and rising cancer cases responsible for the growing need of intravenous feeding solutions.
Children with asthma were found to have insufficient levels of vitamin D, according to a recent South Korean study, which also suggested this could be a contributing risk factor to developing the condition in the first place.
The crucial role of omega-3 in helping to tackle pre and post-natal depression has been underlined by a new meta-analysis, which also found such cases of depression were associated with a higher omega-6/omega-3 ratio.