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The four key health concerns driving Chinese consumers to spend more on functional foods

Sports nutrition is one of the key drivers of China's functional product sector. ©iStock

Demand for functional food and drink has shot up in APAC, particularly in China, where 80% of the population claims to want to make their diets more healthy. And four key health concerns are driving sales.

An oral rice-based vaccine could safely and effectively treat conjunctivitis. ©iStock

Edible rice seed 'vaccine' could provide a remedy for hay fever symptoms: Study

An antioxidant-rich diet is preferable to antioxidant supplements for lowering eye disease risk, say researchers. ©iStock

Eye health and vitamins: Supplement intake ‘can increase degeneration’, review reveals

Diabetic retinopathy may be linked to vitamin D deficiency, a meta-analysis has found. ©iStock

Possible link between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic retinopathy: Meta-analysis

The vitamin vending machines currently carry Swisse and Blackmores brands.

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CVD: Blinkered training pushes young doctors away from supplements

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Finding the fish: Rethinking nutrition amid modern diets

Supplements and functional food forms the second largest fish oil consumer segment in APAC. ©iStock

Supplements and functional foods driving APAC fish oil market growth to 2020

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