Singapore distributor Inspire Healthcare says extensive clinical trials for immunity support and cancer management will aid the success of Japanese supplement brand King Agaricus 100 across South East Asia and China.
Krill oil dietary supplements are proving increasingly popular among middle-aged consumers in China, according to the biggest brand in terms of sales on Tmall during the recent Double 11 shopping festival.
Singapore-based nutraceutical firm Lifestream Group has expanded its cardiovascular supplement range VesseCLEAR with a vegan product that is also touted to offer a broader range of support for healthy ageing.
Researchers are proposing to fortify food categories such as bread, biscuits, noodles, fat spreads, sauces and palm oil with plant sterols, as a measure to reduce risk factors associated with heart diseases among the Indonesian population.
A major Japanese population study has found that people who eat more fermented soy products, such as miso and natto, have lower mortality rate, but found no such link between consumption of unfermented items like tofu and soy milk.