Sports Nutrition

Tokyo Olympics spurring dairy protein demand in Japan as wider region anticipates double-digit growth

NZMP is reporting growing interest in sports nutrition in Japan.

The 2020 Olympics, 2019 Rugby World Cup, and the ageing population are contributing to ‘huge demand’ for protein products across Japan's sports nutrition and functional food space.

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

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

The extract is said to boost glucose and fat metabolism. ©iStock

Black gold? Rhizome extract said to have anti-ageing and anti-diabetic effects

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 rare plant was tested for its effects on age-related damage. ©iStock

Plant power: Chinese firm files patent for Cistanche tubulosa against muscle loss

WATCH: Singapore supplement CEO on the three biggest APAC growth sectors

WATCH: Singapore supplement CEO on the three biggest APAC growth sectors

More consumers are turning to traditional sources of nutrition, such as Ayurveda and TCM. ©iStock

Indulgence and affluence: Nutrition firms urged to appeal to consumers' emotions for APAC sales success

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

APAC's fastest growing functional and fortified food markets revealed

A lack of knowledge has led to athletes in India taking prohibited over-the-counter supplements. ©iStock

'Better education and tighter labelling laws' needed to stop sports doping in India

GNC revenues from from China increased by $3.6 million year-on-year, according to the firm's Q2 figures.

GNC seals deal with Alipay to drive China e-commerce sales

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