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.
A proof of principle study has shown that a change in diet can be remarkably effective in reducing inflammation over just six weeks. The research was conducted on a group...
If you are looking for what’s hot on the botanical front in 2013, here’s the skinny from a longtime observer of the herbal arena: Open your lesson book to the...
Food ingredients giant Cargill has appointed TSI Group Ltd. as exclusive distributor for its Regenasure glucosamine products in China.
Combining probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG supplements with aloe vera may slash cholesterol levels by over 40%, suggests a new study with lab rats.
Adding calcium and vitamin D supplements to an energy-restricted diet may boost the loss of body fat, compared to the diet alone, says a new study.
New research from a New Zealand commercial institute has suggested a beneficial link between red meat and potatoes in terms of gut health.
Longtime CoQ10 supplier Kaneka has announced a price increase in advance of competitor’s Mitsubishi’s exit from the market.
With the resolution season in full flow, the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) has revealed what its members consider to be the three worst formulated diets that weightwatchers can adopt.
A daily multivitamin does not increase the risk of death, says a new meta-analysis from Australia that supports the safety of the supplements and challenges previous controversial analyses.
Long-term intakes of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may be associated with bone strength in men, says a new study from Canada and Australia, but the conclusions have been questioned by...
A supplement containing a combination of fish oil, probiotics, and extracts from fruit and vegetables may improve lung function in young asthmatics, says a new study from Taiwan.
Weight gain from eating a high fat food may be less when the diet is supplemented with pine nut oil, says a new study from Korea and Japan.
Daily supplements containing aged garlic extracts may reduce blood pressure in people with uncontrollable hypertension, says a new study from Australia.
“We make a lie, we invent want,” said Don Draper, the lead character in Mad Men, the hugely successful TV show about the ad industry in the Sixties.
Spanish supplier Biosearch Life is finding success with its patented, immune system-boosting and mastitis battling probiotic isolated from human breast milk in a world-first product launched in Australia this year.
Olympic Seafood-owned krill subsidiary Rimfrost has negotiated a long-term, non-exclusive licencing agreement with fellow Norwegian firm Aker BioMarine to secure access to the krill major's patent portfolio in Australia.
As part of a new CSR plan, DSM, the world’s largest producer of vitamins, carotenoids and nutritional lipids, has joined forces with an NGO to bring healthy street food and...
Consuming vitamin K2 in its MK-7 form is better for raising levels of the vitamin in serum than K2 in the MK-4 form, says a new study from Japan and...
North Korea might have seen its second increase in staple food production in as many year, but nearly 3m of its population are still undernourished, according to UN figures.
Daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum CJLP133 may improve eczema in children, says a new study from South Korea.
Daily supplements of curcumin may benefit cardiovascular health to the same extent as exercise for postmenopausal women, says new data from a clinical trial from Japan.
A joint research effort by institutes in New Zealand and Australia has led to the development of a new range of packaged vegetables that is said to help shoppers understand...
Last week’s launch of global weightloss major Rapid Nutrition into India saw claims that the company’s Leisa’s Secret scientific programme will be the first of its kind in the country....
Almost three quarters of Australian expectant mothers (73%) purchase food supplements, according to Roy Morgan research.
An Australian natural nutrition company has announced plans to invest INR100cr in an Indian manufacturing and sales operation to provide, it claims, the country's only scientific weight loss programme.