Gut/digestive health

DuPont: Ageing Asia creating vast potential but infant formula 'challenging for manufacturers'

DuPont is developing concepts to serve both seniors and children in Asia. ©iStock

DuPont is targeting innovation at both ends of the age spectrum as it seeks to meet the vast needs of Asia's ageing societies, while also helping infant formula firms overcome considerable pricing and regulatory challenges.

The deal follow extensive research into the link between the brain and the gut microbiome. ©iStock

UK's OptiBiotix and Taiwan's Bened Biomedical unite for ‘psychobiotic’ expansion

Kefir is said to be able to improve sports performance. ©iStock

APAC consumer understanding of how probiotics aid sports nutrition on the rise

More manufacturers in APAC are working on formula that mimics human breast milk. ©iStock

APAC's on trend infant formula ingredients revealed as manufacturers drive digestive health benefits

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

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

The study used a probiotic strain developed and trademarked by Chr. Hansen. ©iStock

Cholesterol dip? Probiotics have no impact on lipid profile, finds study

Fortified and functional products dominate health and wellness F&B sales in APAC. ©iStock

APAC's fastest growing functional and fortified food markets revealed

The research showed higher concentrations of defensins in the gut tissues of the avocado-fed rats. ©iStock

Avocados could be good for gut health: New Zealand research

Image credit: Yoba - Fermented Food for Life Project. IDRC/Bartay

Yoba-For-Life leads the way for ‘generic’ probiotics for health & wealth in Africa

The treatment successfully cured children who had a peanut allergy. ©iStock

Cure for peanut allergy imminent thanks to Australian scientists

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