Food manufacturers should prepare for increased scrutiny over nutritive claims, according to global food safety certification company, Lloyd’s Register, following growing commitments from retailers to move towards selling healthier products.
US startup Seraphina Therapeutics, Inc., a health and wellness company dedicated to advancing global health through the development of beneficial essential fatty acids and micronutrients, says it is the first company to discover pentadecanoic acid, also...
ActiveSG, Singapore’s national movement for sport and physical activity, and FrieslandCampina Asia are to collaborate on Nurture Kids — a new physical activity and nutrition program for preschool children in Singapore.
The EU dairy sector represented by EDA (European Dairy Association) and supported by EWPA (the European Whey Processors Association) has backed the new rules on slimming foods/total diet replacement (TDR) proposed by the European Commission.
Regulators in Asia should not wait for new CODEX regulations for infant formula and act now to cut the amount of protein required in order to help reduce obesity, a leading expert in the region has argued.
The global discourse on obesity is full of people saying it's a complex problem but offering simple solutions - it's time we put in place a bottom-up and top-down approach, says food and health expert Dr Mike Gibney.
The National Obesity Forum's advice to shun processed foods such as low-fat yoghurts and cheeses for whole foods this week has provoked mixed reactions – but consumers are already turning away from foods labelled as low-fat, diet or light, according...
Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre (IFB) at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, claim plasticisers (phthalates) can cause weight gain.
Low energy sweeteners commonly used in diet sodas may help with weight loss, says a University of Bristol study, adding that confusion among consumers between sweeteners and sugar needs to be addressed.