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Asia Pacific: Healthy ageing, immunity important business trends

Cardiovascular health, digestive health, general wellbeing, healthy ageing, and immunity are the top five categories that businesses value the most, according to a survey...

Asia Pacific: Singapore researchers create probiotic beer

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created sour beer that incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain was first isolated...

Asia Pacific: Programs, theatres at Vitafoods Asia 2017

Vitafoods Asia will hold a conference consisting of masterclasses, the Digestive Health & Microbiome Summit and presentations from September 5-6, 2017 in Singapore. The Vitafoods...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia 2017 showcases finished products

At Vitafoods Asia in Singapore, 200 exhibitors will present finished products comprising dietary supplements, vitamins and functional food and beverages to the industry. A total...

Europe: Lycored skin health study wins award

Lycored's skin health study, published in the British Journal of Dermatology, has won the NutraIngredients Award for Best University Research. The award recognizes true innovation...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Europe: Novel form of iron for fortifying food discovered

Two Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich or ETH professors Raffaele Mezzenga and Michael B. Zimmermann from the Department of Health Sciences and Technology have discovered...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...
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