The industry can help address nutritional deficiencies that affect certain communities and consumer groups. With access to foods fortified with essential vitamins and minerals, every child can reach its full potential.
Studies suggest that, over time, exposure to the Blue Light could cause serious long-term damage to our eyes and sleep patterns.
Indian firm Arjuna Natural Extracts is launching a high-concentrate, "one shot", 90% omega-3 supplement derived from sardines.
The use of a modified alginate and hi-maize starch encapsulation technique could help to increase the survival rate of probiotics, say Thai researchers.
The controlled release of tea polyphenols into finished food products could help create new functional foods and reduce oxidation without the need for synthetic antioxidants, say researchers.
A complex mix of plant compounds derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine works to kill cancer cells, and researchers from Australia have shown how.
Researchers have begun to decode the genetic secrets of mozuku, a famous fucoidan-rich Okinawan seaweed linked to health and longevity.
The UK-China Joint Centre for Probiotics Research is focusing on specific probiotic applications, and plans to use GM techniques to engineer highly targeted microorganisms to fight specific pathogens.
Australians will soon be taking greater charge of their own healthcare, thanks to a number of changes occurring across the healthcare environment.
High-quality drinking water from Australia is being touted as a perfect companion product to help quench China’s thirst for “clean and green” infant milk powder.
Using yeast to churn out the fruit protein brazzein could enhance its commercial potential as a low calorie sweetener and aid the fight against obesity and diabetes, according to studies...
Drinking beetroot juice after exercise can reduce muscle pain and improve recovery, but does not improve real-world performance, according to a study also showing no benefit from antioxidants.
Asia’s demand for protein is soaring, but is the Indian market ready for protein-fortified beers and lassi?
It is “difficult or impossible” for vegans to get enough of nutrients like vitamin B12, the German Nutrition Society (DGE) has said in a position paper now cited by the government....
India’s “shockingly low” level of EPA and DHA intake is storing up a potential health crisis, especially because life expectancy and therefore the rate of chronic illness is forecast to...
Indian consumers are increasingly aware that all fats are not bad, are demanding more products that offer “complete wellness” and are becoming increasingly opening to exploring alternative proteins and natural...
Implementing stringent safety and quality regulations, tackling micronutrient deficiencies and maximising the opportunities from inward investment need to be three of key priorities for the food industry in India, amid...
Australian women are well aware that folic acid (PFS) and iodine (IS) are recommended supplements to take during pregnancy, but only a quarter of them adhere to the recommendations, scientists...
A study of wild edible fruits found in the Himalayas indicates they are a rich source of antioxidants, with researchers concluding they can help meet the nutritional needs of the...
Over half the population of Nepalese adolescent girls have anaemia, mostly due to undernourishment, research in the country has revealed.
Fish sauce fortified with thiamine could help fight cases of beriberi in Southeast Asia – a public health concern caused by thiamine (Vitamin B1) deficiency.
Bangalore-based firm The Himalaya Drug Company is expanding its “wellness and nutrition” offering as it seeks beak through the US$1bn revenue barrier by 2020.
New research from New Zealand suggests that regular boysenberry consumption may improve lung function by reducing symptoms associated with inflammation of the airways, which can cause conditions such as asthma.
High dose omega-3 supplements may reduce delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS) after resistance training in untrained women, says a new study from Baylor University.
By-product Okara, otherwise known as ‘soy pulp’ or ‘tofu dreg’, is a promising novel prebiotic, according to researchers testing the ingredient in a human gut model.
Consumption of probiotic ‘good bacteria’ could reduce body weight and body mass index (BMI) scores according to a new Chinese meta-analysis.