Food and health are intrinsically linked, but we still have much to learn about the precise effects of nutrients on humans as well as optimal intake, bioavailability, and appropriate delivery formats.
High usage of supplements across Australia has prompted local firm Lipa Pharmaceuticals to strike a distribution deal for a botanical extract manufactured in India.
Beverage giant Frucor is targeting health-focused New Zealanders with a stevia-sweetened juice as part of its flagship Just Juice range.
Young Australians who mix their alcohol with energy drinks may be getting more than the heady cocktail that they bargained for, a new study has suggested.
Consumption of Asia’s popular spice extract curcumin has been linked to a reduced risk in the development of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus and improved beta-cell function in a new Thai...
Cocoa compounds found in dark chocolate can reduce blood pressure in the short term and could help guard against cardiovascular disease, according to a recently released study.
The top Australian food industry body has formed an alliance of the country’s cereal makers with an eye on health and nutrition regulations for the growing industry.
The iodine status of children in New Zealand has been improved with the mandatory use of iodised salt in commercial bread since 2009, but many remain mildly deficient in this...
Mixing micronutrient powder into infants’ complementary food reduces rates of anaemia more effectively than nutrition education alone, a new study has concluded.
Australian children breast fed in the first six months of life are at an increased risk of developing a parent-reported nut allergy, a study has found.
Japanese probiotics hulk Yakult is driving up production of its iconic fermented milk drink at its Tianjin facility in China amid ‘promising’ growth opportunities.
Indian food labelling regulations need a sweeping review if products are to provide valuable information, a food industry experts has said.
Functional confectionery that targets Thailand’s ageing population is an area of opportunity for manufacturers, says analyst.
Gathering knowledge about food products online is popular among Australian consumers, but a new survey suggests it is not a medium they trust.
Almost 91% of the adults in Australia are not eating enough vegetables and only 50% are eating enough fruit, a dietary imbalance that is showing on their waistlines, said Australia Food...
Western-style fast food increases the risk of developing type-2 diabetes (T2D) and dying of coronary heart disease (CHD) in eastern populations, a study has found.
Scientists at Australia’s Flinders University are inching closer to discovering new chemical compounds in seaweed that can be used to develop functional foods.
UK supplier Gee Lawson has debuted organic red yeast rice (Monascus purpureus) into a sector dominated by Chinese supply and which has won a European Union health claim for cholesterol...
Indian food giant Britannia Industries will target the healthy foods segment for its next stage of growth, starting with healthier bread.
Organic certification will ensure an additional advantage for Indian herbal extract specialist Olive Lifesciences, according to the manager.
Investing in clinical trials for our green lipped mussel extract was the best move we’ve ever made, managing director of Aroma NZ said.
Supplements of a cinnamon extract may help control blood sugar, as well as benefiting triglyceride levels in Chinese people with type-2 diabetes, says a new study.
Israeli firm Mycolivia has developed a range of mushroom-derived health supplements, challenging the thriving market for such products in China.
With the Olympics due to kick off in London in just over a month, NutraIngredients takes a look at what it takes to be an athlete at the top - and...
Lonza has won access to the large Australian market for food supplements thanks to an approval from the country’s authorities for larch arabinogalactan, the Swiss firm said last week.
A children’s rights organisation has come out strongly against proposed legislation in the Philippines that would favour infant formula milk and slow rising breastfeeding rates.