New Zealand researchers are beginning a six-month study in Auckland exploring feijoa powder’s ability to prevent diabetes, and says that health claim would support the country’s export ambitions in Asia for the backyard staple.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority India (FSSAI) has stressed that existing local guidelines do not endorse the replacement of sugar with sweeteners for weight loss, while joining calls for more localised research to be conducted on its impacts.
Dietary supplementation with two Lactobacillus strains, the Lactobacillus curvatus HY7601 and Lactobacillus plantarum KY1032, could alleviate obesity by modulating and increasing microbiome biodiversity.
Diacylglycerol (DAG) oil can reduce body weight, body mass index, waist circumference and serum triacylglycerol (TAG) in people with glucose and lipid metabolism-related diseases, compared to those taking TAG oil, according to a meta-analysis of randomised...
South Korean plant-based firm The PlantEat has highlighted the pursuit of weight loss, especially amongst the younger generation in the country, as a major driver behind the growth of the local plant-based sector.
More Indian consumers are turning to meal replacement powder to shed unwanted pounds that piled on after gyms were closed and outdoor movement restricted in the midst of COVID-19, according to a local brand.
Enovate Biolife is tapping on its galalnga-based ingredient, EnXtra, which has been backed by three clinical studies, to branch into several applications beyond sports nutrition, including weight loss and cognitive care.
Japanese males aged between 15 and 18 taking supplements most commonly seek sports benefits, while girls seek weight loss products, according to a nationwide survey conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Health and Nutrition.
The status of green tea as a slimming ingredient in Japan should provide inspiration for companies elsewhere who are looking to use the product across the weight loss category, according to new market research.