Probiotics

Probiotics and obesity: Consumption of Yakult’s Shirota strain aids weight loss in children

Yakult's Shirota strain aids weight loss in children.

Yakult’s probiotic strain Shirota (LcS) aids weight loss while also improving lipid metabolism in obese children, according to a new pilot study.

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

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

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

WATCH – Chr. Hansen: 2017 ‘one of our best ever years’ for probiotics in APAC

WATCH – Chr. Hansen: 2017 ‘one of our best ever years’ for probiotics in APAC

Supplements like omega-3 and prebiotics were found to benefit acute pancreatitis patients. ©iStock

Supplementation and acute pancreatitis: Review reveals potential for 'promising treatment outcomes'

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 firm also hopes to receive self-approved GRAS status in the US.

Halal status raises Morinaga's sales hopes for immunity-boosting Lactobacillus strain

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

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

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