There are just two weeks to go until the region’s leading probiotic and microbiome event, Probiota Asia, gets underway in Singapore, with a stellar line-up of speakers from the likes of Blackmores, Danone, Herbalife and Life-Space set to take to the stage.
An ongoing multi-country study led by the Public Health Foundation of India is trying to determine if maternal DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) supplementation may have beneficial effects on neurodevelopment in the offspring during its first 1,000 days of life.
France is to offer brioche bread as a health supplement to its elderly population amongst others as the country’s welfare system agrees to cover the cost of the program expected to roll out in October.
Experts and industry associations have questioned the findings of a new study that claims more data on the safety data for probiotics and prebiotics is needed - with just 2% of clinical trials reporting full safety data.
As consumers become increasingly invested in their health, personalised nutrition and gene-tailored diets will become the norm, says the chief science officer of Israeli start-up Nutrino. “The future of food is in personalisation and companies who fail...
There are considerable challenges in gathering scientific data to recommend the use of probiotics and prebiotics in a clinical paediatric setting, but the evidence that exists points to their effectiveness in a number of situations.
Based on emerging consumer concerns about their health and that of the planet, the future of packaged food must be both healthier for people and sustainable for the planet to succeed, according to the founder of the conceptual grocery store The Future...