Travel restriction put in place to stem the spread of COVID-19 has led to more than 30 overseas GMP inspections postponed, Australian regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has revealed.
The dietary supplement industry bodies in both Australia and New Zealand are seeking clarification that the sector is classed as an ‘essential service’, with both countries imposing movement restriction to curb the spread of COVID-19.
A panel of science researchers has put up a list of key findings on the role of micronutrients in supporting the immune system, which firms can tap on to educate the consumers in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Philippines is looking to study virgin coconut oil (VCO) as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which has since infected more than 80,000 people and killed more than 2,800 worldwide.
In this round-up, we shine the spotlight on major brands, including Unilever with its launch of gummy vitamin brand ‘OLLY’ in Singapore, Megmilk Snow Brand’s launch of its first functional yogurt drink and more.
In this round up of industry trends, we look at how Danone has incorporated its infant formula products with a dual-QR code for traceability purpose, how COVID-19 spread has led to a spike in demand for vitamins in Singapore, as well as the trends and...
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The advance programme for our third Healthy Ageing APAC Summit, which takes place in Singapore in July, has been published and features expert speakers from major brands, leading academic institutions, and policy and market experts.
In this round up of the latest scientific findings, we look at how different diets could impact cognitive health, the benefits of tocotrienol-rich vitamin E on renal function in diabetic patients, as well as a review on the benefits of natural astaxanthin.
Wearable technologies and digital platforms have rapidly changed the way we think about monitoring our health and has transformed the hunt for biomarkers and the way we perform clinical research … but upgrades to the humble loo could provide the biggest...
For the first edition of our Nutra Champion Podcast series, we speak with one of the region’s research pioneers, who has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, secured more than $100m in industry funding and has played a critical role in putting Singapore’s...
Infants who consumed formula containing milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) and lactoferrin (LF) scored higher in cognitive, language and motor tests by their first birthdays, compared to those who consumed formula without the two compounds.
The early detection and prevention of diseases are crucial benefits that genetic testing and personalised nutrition can provide, especially when it comes to ageing healthily, according to personalised health firm TCI Gene.
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.
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the Ministry of Commerce summoned all 91 direct-selling firms operating in China to a meeting as part of the “100-day operation” to clean up the health food market.
Consuming rice bran-fortified soy milk alongside a carbohydrate-rich meal can be a simple dietary strategy to improve glycaemic control and help in the prevention and management of diabetes, according to researchers in Singapore and Japan.
Public health strategies for increasing vitamin D intake among young people are urgently needed in Hong Kong, claim researchers, after a new study found widespread deficiency and an association with cardiometabolic disease risk factors.
Researchers in Tasmania say they have found evidence of a biological link between diet and depression, via a study that analysed associations between diet, BMI, inflammatory markers, and mental health in adolescents.
Researchers in Singapore have discovered that a polyphenol-rich curry could aid the fight against type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases by improving postprandial glucose homeostasis and increasing glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1).
Early results from a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) indicate that people in their 60s and early 70s could lower their risk of dementia by maintaining healthy weight and muscle mass.
Cutting saturated fats (SFAs) in children's diets and replacing them with monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs / PUFAs) significantly reduces cholesterol and blood pressure, cutting the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.