Tate & Lyle has completed its first clinical study on the consumption of its soluble corn fibre (SCF) on the glucose response in an Asian population, with the research suggesting it can offer significant benefits.
India’s national research institute, the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), will conduct a clinical trial on a zinc supplement that it claims has a higher bioavailability to support recovery in COVID-19 patients.
High blood cholesterol has increased in populations in lower- and middle-income countries, with Asia bearing the brunt of the rises, while rates have declined in high-income countries since 1980, according to new data.
VitaHealth is tapping into growing demand among Singapore’s myopic population to push sales of its eye health supplements, with screen use increasing as more people work from home and join virtual meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hong Kong plant-based manufacturer OmniFoods has seen retail grocery sales increase 120% between April 2019 to January 2020 as it pursues a twin strategy of increasing its presence in the supermarket aisles and foodservice outlets.