- Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016 09:03
Asia is rapidly emerging as an important market for sports nutrition products. Manufacturers who want to stand out from the crowd should turn to a ‘secret’ natural ingredient.
- Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2016 17:01
Several superfoods are now becoming mainstream in Japan because consumers are acutely aware of the “nutrient powerhouses” and their functional benefits.
- Published: Tuesday, 25 October 2016 07:27
A new Chinese study has shown omega-3 supplementation improved IQ among older people with mild cognitive impairment.
- Published: Monday, 24 October 2016 15:16
Aged garlic has greater antioxidant potential that the raw version, but was found not to lower cholesterol in hypercholesterolemic individuals, a Singapore study has reported.
- Published: Friday, 21 October 2016 04:24
Epicatechin – compound found in cocoa – may reduce food intake, and subsequently help control appetite and weight management, says a new study.
- Published: Thursday, 20 October 2016 07:55
Specialists in Myanmar are warning that unhealthy lifestyles and the low intake of essential vitamins and minerals is leading cardiovascular problems to spiral out of control.
TheRicebowl.Asia’s Take: Nutrient deficiencies among the Khmer people should be taken seriously by the governing body to avoid further health deterioration. Campaigns regarding cardiovascular health should also be immediately rolled out in order to equip the public with useful knowledge of prevention and maintaining overall health.
- Published: Wednesday, 19 October 2016 15:54
Fewer than 3% of complaints against Hong Kong food vendors have end in prosecution this year, at a time when reports of food-safety violations are increasing.
- Published: Tuesday, 18 October 2016 11:20
KUALA LUMPUR: Popular American pretzel chain Auntie Anne's has said it has been unable to get halal certification in Malaysia for, among other reasons, selling "pretzel dogs"
- Published: Monday, 17 October 2016 10:03
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Milk Sdn Bhd is recalling all of its Marigold HL milk from the local market with immediate effect. This was in response to customer feedbacks on the viscosity of its Marigold HL chocolate milk that appeared higher than usual.
- Published: Monday, 17 October 2016 10:01
New research suggests reports that a diet heavy in soy protein isolate during early life can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood.
- Published: Thursday, 25 August 2016 16:18
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.
- Published: Wednesday, 24 August 2016 16:05
In half a decade, seaweed has made the leap from traditional Korean side dish to an ingredient making a big impression on the US snacking scene.
- Published: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 16:03
Being highly regarded as the next superfood - Spirulina has a complete list of proteins, vitamins, essential minerals and omega-3. The Aztecs, who lived in lake Chad, were said to consume Spirulina to meet their nutrition needs. It helped them surviving the famine.
- Published: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 16:00
Africa and Asia could take the EU’s place as exporters of fruit and veg for the UK following Brexit, retailers say.