The growing popularity of nootropics and sports nutrition supplements is leading to a boom in unlicensed products being sold online, with Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recently seizing a raft of items.
China is a hotbed of innovation for product development in the food, beverage and nutrition sectors, but there is also a wealth of need-to-know consumer, retail and regulatory trends firms seeking to enter or expand in the market need to grasp.
Read about Mundipharma entering Vietnam's nutraceutical space, Vitaco's Asian and Middle Eastern ambitions, technological advances in China's CBD sector, and India's newest functional beverage and nutraceutical innovations.
Read about childhood stunting in Malaysia, DSM's cognitive health partnership with Senescence Life Sciences, the health foods the Taiwanese love most, and which brands will feature at our second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit.
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.
A first-of-its-kind study has found Arjuna Natural's patented curcumin formulation, BCM-95, to be as effective against knee osteoarthritis as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in May, featuring nutraceutical advancements in India, probiotic innovations across APAC, and the latest regulatory, infant nutrition, and nutricosmetics news in China.
DSM has entered a regional agreement with SLS Nutraceuticals, a subsidiary of biotechnology company Senescence Life Sciences, in a bid to improve brain health across all life stages in the Asia-Pacific region.
High intake of folate, insoluble and soluble dietary fibre, carotene, iron, vitamin C and potassium has been associated with a lower risk of metabolic syndrome in a first-of-of its kind assessment of nutrient patterns in a Japanese population.
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.
Cannabis-based nutraceuticals and their APAC applications, probiotic innovations for mental and metabolic health, and the changing bone and joint health supplement sector make up our five most read stories on social media over the past month.
Read about China's ambitious food safety plans, India's proposal on infant food for special medical purposes, Nestlé Australia and NZ's bid to lower protein content in follow-on formula, and functional health claims in Japan and Korea.