DSM has reduced the production of its vitamin C in its factory at Jiangshan, China, as a string of factors, including economic uncertainties, inflation, and weakened demand has cause existing output at the current pricing to become unsustainable.
Obese women who took vitamin C and B6 at amounts that exceeded the recommended daily intake levels were associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, according to a five-year long South Korean cohort study.
Distributor Pathway International and One Innovation Labs are partnering to supply the latter's Pureway-C and Liposomal Pureway-C vitamin C ingredients to brands and formulators in Australia and New Zealand.
There was a significant increase in the use of vitamin C, honey, black seed, citrus (lemon, orange), ginger, and costus supplements, and a drop in peppermint supplementation among patients with COVID-19 infection in Saudi Arabia.
See February's 10 most-read stories, including Malaysia's dietary supplement association plans in tackling unauthorised sales on third-party e-commerce sites, China's regulations on health foods filing, Blackmores financial performance...
A meta-analysis of 28 RCTs shows that vitamin C supplementation could improve blood glucose and blood pressure in people with diabetes, but long-term, high quality trials involving a larger study population are needed to validate its role in clinical...
There is no strong evidence from existing human clinical trials to support the supplementation of vitamin C to reduce cataract risk in populations with adequate baseline figures, although it may be beneficial in those with lower than optimal levels.
The high frequency of vitamin C deficiency in people with respiratory infections has led researchers to call for levels to be tested on Covid-19 patients, followed by either intravenous or oral supplementation.
Duopharma, the Malaysia pharma company behind the vitamin brand Flavettes, has outlined its strategies in growing the consumer healthcare business - including expanding the flagship brand across South East Asia and developing new immunity and energy products.
Philippines consumers and pharmacies have been hoarding vitamins, with sales of such items skyrocketing by 10 times since Luzon – the country’s most populous island and where the capital Manila sits went into a lockdown – a local industry body has said.
Industry and scientific developments related to COVID-19 were our top-most read stories on the social media over the past month. Some of them include Filippino scientists’ research on antiviral properties of virgin coconut oil and the surge in vitamin...
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has led to a new wave of interest in vitamin C and other immunity-boosting ingredients. In our latest NutraChampion podcast we speak to leading specialist Assoc Prof Anitra Carr to separate the fact from fiction.
Read about diet's influence on cancer and Alzheimer's risk, China's '100-day operation', and new innovations and research in the gut health space in this round-up of our top five trending stories on social media.
News on vitamin C's anti-cancer effects, hemp's omega-3 benefits, vegan probiotic yoghurt from Israel and nutricosmetics from Switzerland were among the top five trending stories on social media this past month.
Get our most recent news on nutraceuticals and vitamin C in India, CBD legislation in Australia, India and the Philippines, and Promisia's continued fight against government prosecution regarding its controversial arthritis supplement.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in February, featuring Blackmores' financials, regulatory news from China, new innovations from Japan, and emerging research from New Zealand and India.
In our newest science review, we explore the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties of synbiotics, how endurance exercise can improve vitamins' impact on metabolic syndrome, and why seniors should embrace nuts for healthy ageing.
Scientists have cautioned that antioxidant consumption in supplement form is not as effective as a nutrient-rich diet to improve eye diseases, with some evidence suggesting they can actually worsen existing conditions.