A group of experts in Asia has finalised 14 consensus statements around muscle health in healthy elderly and those suffering from sarcopenia, including recommendation for protein, leucine, and L-carnitine supplementation.
Abbott is promoting public awareness on muscle health in Singapore through an initiative targeting food hawkers, amid concerns that consumers have less awareness of the condition compared to other ageing-related difficulties.
New Zealand firm Pāmu (also known as Landcorp Farming Ltd) is embarking on a clinical trial to study the potential of Pāmu deer milk in improving muscle strength and nutritional status in adults age 65 and above.
The strength of domestic brands in China’s perennially strong weight loss sector means overseas brands are advised to focus their attention on the more ‘premium’ weight and muscle gain categories, according to a market expert.
The supplementation of electrolytes could potentially reduce the incidence of muscle cramps due to different factors, including exercise, ageing, and pregnancy, according to the latest guest on our NutraChampion podcast, Professor Ken Nosaka.
In this round-up of recent scientific developments, we highlight new findings on how animal protein is more beneficial than plant protein in increasing lean mass, new findings on COVID-19 and vitamin D deficiency and more.
Supplementation of HMB for two weeks did not improve muscle injury in elderly suffering from acute mild trauma, said a group of Japanese researchers, but longer term use is likely to be more beneficial.
In this round-up, we shine the spotlight on trends across APAC’s health and nutrition market, including the use of BCAA-leucine, astaxanthin for muscle health in elderly, clean nutrition trends in India, and the rise of ‘light and strong’ functional foods...
Probiotics that address inflammation, diabetes, and muscle health received the largest percentage growth in terms of the number of consumer reviews globally last year, showing growing interest amongst consumers in these types of products.
Abbott is studying if the intake of an oral nutrition supplement containing HMB, alongside individualised dietary counselling for six months, could exert long-term benefits - even after supplementation has stopped.
Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.
Recreationally active men who ingested 500 mg of aqueous ashwagandha extract experienced ‘statistically significant improvements’ in average squat power and peak bench press power compared to those who took a placebo.
Supplementing breakfast with a medical nutrition drink of leucine-enriched whey protein, vitamin D, and carbohydrates increased post-meal muscle protein synthesis among older men, researchers at the University of Clermont Auvergne found.