People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who see the biggest benefits of adhering to a low FODMAP diet, which restricts intake of fermentable carbs, have a distinct gut bacterial profile, new research has revealed.
Women who drank between seven to 12 cups of milk per week had a significantly lower risk of ischemic stroke compared to those with an intake of less than two cups a week, a new study from Japan has found.
Healthcare professionals in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) are recommending hydrolysed rice formulas as a first line approach to managing mild-to-moderate cow’s milk allergy in infants.
A meta-analysis of 41 studies has found that a high intake of the omega-3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA) is associated with a lower risk of death from all causes, and specifically from diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Middle-aged obese people assigned to a low-calorie diet to promote weight loss may reap greater benefits with additional lutein supplementation, say findings from a double-blind, randomized controlled trial.
The supplementation of both omega-3 and nanocurcumin could decrease the incidence and severity of episodic migraine by reducing the genetic expression of a particular molecule in the body, based on the findings of a two-month RCT.
Long term millet consumption can lower blood glucose levels in diabetic individuals and revert those in pre-diabetic people to normal levels, according to results from a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Diets with novel plant-based products tend to fall below the daily requirements for calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and vitamin B12, while often exceeding saturated fat, sodium and sugar levels, according to a new study.
Food, beverage and nutrition solutions to aid digestive and metabolic health are becoming increasingly popular as Asia’s population rapidly ages, but future NPD needs to make these “effective solutions the easy solutions,” according to experts at the...
There was a significant increase in the use of vitamin C, honey, black seed, citrus (lemon, orange), ginger, and costus supplements, and a drop in peppermint supplementation among patients with COVID-19 infection in Saudi Arabia.
Brands looking to develop products for mobility and cognitive functions need to take into account several key considerations such as the research and evidence behind the active ingredient, popular delivery formats, the lack of consumer education in Asia...
UK dietary supplement brand Tom Oliver Nutrition is making inroads into golf pro shops across Singapore, UK, and the UAE – markets where it already enjoys a presence – to tackle declining sales from pharmacies in high streets and shopping malls due to...
Hygiene standards, at-home experiences and the vegan and healthy trend are expected to form the post-pandemic future of the food and beverage industry in two of the world’s largest economies, China and India.
China’s agriculture and grocery retail platform Pinduoduo and the Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) have signed a research project agreement to study the impact of plant-based meats on human health in the Singapore population.
A decade-long study has shown that there is a rising number of Korean children and adolescents with a larger waist circumference and higher fasting glucose levels, amid an increase in calorie and fat intake during the same period.
Singapore fortified egg firm NuYolk, which goes beyond the traditional addition of omega-3 to include asataxanthin, selenium and a range of vitamins, is planning to conduct clinical studies to validate their benefits.
Quality control, effective traceability and effective branding are needed to ensure the successful adoption and consumption of zinc biofortified rice in Asia, following its commercial release in several nations, experts claim.
Reducing salt intake by four grammes a day has the biggest impact in reducing stroke and heart attack risks. according to a study modelling the effects of different interventions and population groups across a 30-year period in Singapore.
Japanese cup noodle pioneer Nissin Food Products has launched a high protein, low carbohydrate range, as well as a solidifying agent for leftover soup in a string of innovations to mark the golden anniversary of its flagship products.