Australian adults are consuming less than optimal amounts of potassium, while sodium intake is higher than recommended, which may lead to a higher risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), hypertension and other non-communicable diseases.
The ongoing China Coronavirus outbreak has affected a number of nutrition retailers which rely on Chinese tourists as a key revenue stream, with some putting on hold new plans and adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach.
Last week we announced that Brands Suntory, Blackmores, Herbalife, Nippn, Amado and Cerecin were among the big name brands confirmed for our Healthy Ageing APAC Summit, and now we can reveal a raft of academic and industry experts have been added to the...
See our top 10 most read food and nutrition research studies for this year, including research looking at chicken essence on memory health, probiotics and diabetes, and mushroom consumption and prostate cancer.
The body of evidence to suggest the benefits of so-called intuitive eating has grown with the recent publication of a study by Pakistani researchers that found mindful eating practices have a positive influence on modifying food consumption and reducing...
China’s revised regulations of the Food Safety Law regulation has been enforced as of December 1, 2019, with a focus on priorities such as enhancing its law enforcement and emphasising the protection of consumers.
Australian daigou specialist Reach China is striving to get Australian brands in front of more Chinese consumers via a new experiential retail store at Queensland’s Sunshine Coast targeting the cruise ship tourism market.
After two hugely successful events in 2018 and 2019, where 93% of delegates said the event added value to their organisation, we are delighted to announce that our Healthy Ageing APAC Summit will return to Singapore for year three in 2020.
A healthy dietary pattern with frequent intake of fruits, vegetable and fish was associated with lower levels of depressive symptoms in older Australian women, but the association was not significant in men.
China’s addition of six new Free Trade Zone (FTZ) will strengthen regional trade for supplements and functional foods, but a lack of harmonised regulations means it would not fulfil its potential, according to industry players.
Despite the ongoing tensions between the United States and China, there are still multiple opportunities for Chinese food and beverage and nutrition firms, particularly those in the health sector, to secure business success, according to an industry expert.
Australians are consuming inadequate amounts of protein, as well as the wrong sources of it, according to Dr Natalie Luscombe-Marsh, senior research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia.
There is growing evidence that certain plant-based nutrients in tea and mushroom may help to delay cognitive decline as we age, and may provide more promising focuses for further research after multiple products touted by the pharma sector ended in failure.
A mother’s gut bacteria and diet are crucial in promoting a healthy pregnancy, with reduced levels of the short-chain fatty acid acetate – produced by fermentation in the gut – being linked to an increase risk of preeclampsia.
Read about the latest research findings from Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Australia on athletes' gut health, the link between high-GI foods and diabetes, DHA and citicoline's cognitive effects, and microalgae's functional food potential
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.
The New Zealand Blackcurrant Cooperative (NZBC) is targeting functional food and beverage growth in Japan, with the outfit hoping to gain momentum for the Rugby World Cup being held in the nation this year.
Nootropics in New Zealand, cordyceps in South Korea, and the impact of China's daigou clampdown on companies like Swisse owner H&H all feature among our five most read stories on social media this month.
From novel lactoferrin encapsulation technology in Singapore and plant-derived omega-3 in India to clinical research on cordyceps, glucosamine and ginger, get the latest scientific stories in our news round-up.
The potential of cell-based protein to sustainably and nutritiously feed Asia's growing and ageing population will be assessed by the CEO of Shiok Meats at our second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit in Singapore.