Targeted supplementation with caffeine or Capsicum annuum (C. annuum) fruit powder increases metabolic activity and can quickly restore metabolic homeostasis where dysfunctions occur, according to a study from Australia.
Here we focus on the latest developments in South East Asia’s health and nutrition market, including Flavettes’ beauty-from-within new product development pipelines, Xndo’s new sugar-free weight management powder and more.
Consuming the right type of edible oil could help reduce body weight, while intake of high cocoa dark chocolate and turmeric has been shown to be mood-lifting, based on our latest round-up of recent scientific findings.
Companies are still seeing opportunities in developing supplements that address the evergreen needs of weight management and skin protection, even as consumers tighten their purse strings and spend more on hygiene and immune health supplements.
South Korean supplement brand Mannas is eyeing an expansion into Singapore, Taiwan and Japan with its dietary supplements for diabetes and obesity, which contain its brown marine algae extract functional ingredient, derived from Ecklonia cava.
Optibiotix says sales of its flagship weight management product, Optibiome, soared by more than 2500% year-on-year, with Australia the latest market in its sights as part of its ambitious expansion plans.
Consuming plant-derived metabolites is able to bring a hosts of health benefit, such as weight management and reversing fatty liver disease, according to the clinical trial director at Japanese firm Mi Innovation Labo.
French probiotic firm TargEDys is conducting an ongoing clinical trial to study the benefits of its probiotic strain on weight reduction in overweight subjects, as part of its ambition to help tackle the global obesity issue.
OptiBiotix Health has highlighted India as the gateway to expand its footprint in Asia after winning the Ingredient of the Year award for weight management with its SlimBiome Medical product at the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards.
Providing a set of customised nutrition solutions will be key for dietary supplement firms to staying ahead of market competition in the years to come, according to Chinese firm Seven Twenty-Four Science and Technology.
Taiwan's health food manufacturer Grape King Bio has outlined its plans for China’s probiotics markets, focusing first on products for improving gut health, the immune system, weight management, female and infant health before launching its second...
Get the latest on what Blackmores is doing for pharmacists in APAC, OptiBiotix's Thai expansion, HealthKart's latest round of funding, ESI Nutrition's infant formula approval in China, and Evolve BioSystems' launch in Singapore and...
UK firm OptiBiotix is continuing its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region with the latest deal for its weight management product, SlimBiome — an exclusive three-year agreement with Thai national distributor Primo.
UK firm OptiBiotix is looking to increase its APAC presence, with Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI) approval the latest development in its expansion plans withits weight management product, SlimBiome.
Gencor Pacific hopes to introduce a new supplement and functional food category with Slimaluma, its brand of Caralluma fimbriata extract (CFE), after the first human RCT on the product's anti-stress effects reported positive results.
Men who followed a low-glycemic diet featuring functional carbohydrate Palatinose, a branded isomaltulose by BENEO, had a lower glycemic profile, reduced variability in blood sugar levels, and improved fat burning, according to a study by Singaporean...
The potential health benefits of prebiotics and probiotics are seemingly endless, with streams of data touting new mechanisms and pushing the boundaries of microbiome science. In this special edition video we ask a number of experts where they see the...