The new company, which is led by Dr Rolf Smeets (a former executive of Danone’s medical food division) and Dr Guru Ramanathan (former Chief Innovation Officer for GNC), aims to make its innovative products accessible in underserved markets.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was China’s biggest export destination for dietary supplement ingredients and products in the first half of this year, while the Middle East is likely to offer further growth potential, says a report...
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), indigestible dextrin, and omega-3 are three of the most commonly used ingredients in Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) in Japan, according to exclusive data revealed in the second of our spotlights on the market.
Taking inulin after an antibiotic therapy could reduce the amount of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) – an enzyme linked to liver damage – in individuals suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a study has shown.
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Australian regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has doubled-down on its stance that online supplements and nutritional adverts intended for health professionals should not be accessible by the public and tools such as username and password...
Blackmores’ practitioner-only health supplement brand BioCeuticals will be replacing the labelling for its botanical-based immunity product ArmaForce, after consumers complained of unknown side-effects such as taste loss.
Australian brand Bioclinic Naturals has launched a range of ‘scobiotics’ – consisting prebiotics, probiotics, yeast, spirulina and enzymes – designed to address gastrointestinal problems ranging from inflammation to bringing homeostasis in the gut microflora.
The total number of Foods for Special Medical Purpose (FSMPs) approved in China has now exceed 50, helping to boost what e-commerce giant JD states in one of the fastest growing nutrition sectors in the country.
The New Zealand natural health products industry’s combined revenue last year was NZD$2.3bn (US$1.4bn), up 64% from five years ago, but the potential of even greater growth has been hampered by regulatory restrictions and low working capital.
A cohort study conducted in China found that females suffering from infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experienced lower oxidative stress in their bodies and can reduce their hormone medication dosage after a brief period of vitamin E supplementation.