A high protein-low GI diet prevented hunger better than a moderate protein-moderate GI diet among overweight and obese people, according to data derived from the 3-year PREVIEW randomised intervention study.
India’s food and snacks company Timios has introduced front-of-pack and customised QR codes on each of its toddler porridge products to tell the story of food traceability – an area of high concern in the country.
A pilot study of 18 participants suffering from gastrointestinal conditions and undergoing faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has found that fibre intake is crucial in helping to alleviate symptoms.
In this round-up, we look at how companies have expanded their immune health product range with the use of botanical ingredients, lactoferrin, and vitamins. We also shine the spotlight on research in probiotics for alleviating acne and eczema.
Fortification programmes in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan have ample supply of fortified foods and a steady distribution network to reach its target populations amid the COVID-19 crisis, but the lack of quality assurance and control is concerning.
Pre-packaged foods for infants, toddlers, and special medical purposes will now need to follow nutrition labelling standards applicable for all pre-packaged foods in Taiwan, the country’s regulator has ruled.
Nutrition giant H&H has said it will continue to develop more plant-based products for its dietary supplements and infant formula categories across different brands, with the firm believing consumers are increasingly looking for more sustainable solutions.
Clinical trial findings are becoming ever more important in today’s world as consumers are looking beyond label claims and are actively reading up on the health benefits and evidence of ingredients used in immunity products, according to an expert panel.
In this round-up of new regulatory developments, we look at hemp, CBD, and fish oil related regulatory changes in Thailand, as well as how South Korean and Chinese authorities are coping with non-compliant products.