Global ingredients supplier DSM has started production of vitamin B6 at its new state-of-the-art facility in Xinghuo, China.
A supplement based on a molecule produced by gut bacteria could be used to suppress the appetite for high-calorie foods, according to a study.
A lack of sales channels, byzantine regulations and vested interests continue to hamper the development of China’s sports nutrition market, though the winds of change might be blowing over Beijing....
Signs of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been found in the gut bacteria in research conducted at Cornell University, which questions whether the disease originates in the brain.
A specialist Australian algae and fish oil supplier will tackle China’s high-end dietary supplements market by exporting home-sourced omega-3 products.
Chinese academics have collaborated with British counterparts to launch a UK-China Joint-Centre for Probiotic Research.
Joint health is seen as an innovative category, whereas bone health is a more stable, mature market, said participants in yesterday’s Brand Panel in William Reed’s online Bone & Joint...
It is EFSA and the EU nutrition health claims regulation (NHCR) that is today the biggest barrier to European innovation in nutrition and Brexit, whatever else it may do, can...
According to the Global Organisation for EPA & DHA Omega-3s (GOED), global sales of the supplements are valued at US$3.9bn. But growth has slowed considerably during the last several years...
Food that travels faster through the gut results in bacteria producing less harmful by-products in the digestive system, resulting in a healthier gut environment, according to a study.
Mirroring western research, the first major Middle Eastern study investigating the link between diet and mental health finds that healthy eating is associated with a lower risk of anxiety and...
Regularly eating cereal fibre could reduce the risk of heart disease-related deaths by up to 18% and cancer mortality by 15%, a new analysis claims.
Cardiac surgery patients given omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) beforehand found their hospital stay reduced by up to 2.4 days, an analysis has suggested.
Breakfast is officially the most important meal of the day and can help reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, Singaporean scientists have found in a limited study.
Newly identified polysaccharides from bamboo shoots have the potential to be used as functional ingredients by industry, say researchers.
A new world map of omega-3 levels shows consumption is too low to prevent cardiovascular and cognitive health issues, in many places.
Eating a diet rich in fibre can shape the immune system to reduce allergies to substances such as peanuts, new research shows.
Consumers are being led to believe that many yogurts contain probiotic strains beneficial to their health, but that is not always the case, according to CHR Hansen principal scientist, Mirjana...
Eating mycoprotein could reduce appetite and risk of diabetes in overweight people, new research suggests.
Extracts from Terminalia chebula, a plant commonly used in ayurvedic medicine, may improve joint health in people with joint discomfort, says a new study.
Australian kangaroo meat has passed a series of food safety tests with flying colours, proving the nutritionally-rich, low-fat meat is a safe and healthy choice for consumers.
Australia’s complementary medicines industry has warned the opposition Labor party that its new policy to cut the rebate for natural therapies was a “false economy” that would only succeed in...
The anti-inflammatory potential of omega-3 fatty acids may lie more with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), says a new study from Laval University in Quebec.
A multi-ingredient food supplement has shown anti-ageing properties that may reduce brain cell loss.
Australian researchers have found that malnourished fathers can prevent passing on poor health to children by taking antioxidant and vitamin supplements before conceiving.