The standard of nutritional clinical research in APAC has improved by “leaps and bounds” in recent years, but researchers still need to take note of pitfalls such as biased judgements because strong science provides the cornerstone of commercially successful...
Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs), probiotics and infant nutrition are among the fast-rising categories in China’s e-commerce space, according to two sector specialists featured in our latest Nutrition Asia video series.
Indonesia’s gummy supplement start-up, YOU, said sales of its adults’ and kids’ multivitamins have nearly tripled amid the COVID-19 outbreak, as more recognise vitamins as a means of preventive healthcare.
In this round-up, we shine the spotlight on China's new cross-border e-commerce pilot zones and its implications for the supplement industry, India's task force to stem unsupported product claims against COVID-19, and more.
A group of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed what they believe is the first probiotic drink made from unsold loaves of bread and has now filed a patent for their creation.
China’s addition of 46 cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) pilot zones will lead to the further influx of imported dietary supplements, with the healthy competition between local and imported goods helping to raise the bar for China’s domestic industry, according...
Researchers from Asia, the Middle East, and the West are now trialling omega-3, honey, and even potato resistant starch, on top of vitamins and zinc, as they race to find products that could contribute to the fight against COVID-19 and its symptoms.
An analysis of the diets of nearly 3500 Australian women found high consumption of carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, pumpkin, cabbage, green beans and potatoes before conception helped women reach full term pregnancy.
Regional collaboration to collect ‘big data’ spanning diets, epigenetics, health backgrounds, and the microbiome will be essential to drive personal and precision nutrition in East Asia, according to industry heavyweight Dr Wang Chin-Kun, who is the subject...
India’s nutraceutical start-up OZiva is driving the concept of plant-based, clean label products beyond tier one cities and is now seeing a higher proportion of sales from lower tier cities via e-commerce.