COVID-19 Is Unlocking The Gates For ‘phood’ (pharma+food) In The APAC

While the concept of ‘Phood’ may be alien to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) consumers currently, the idea of food as medicine is firmly rooted in indigenous medicinal systems of the region, says GlobalData, a leading market research company. The term ‘phood’, which represents the convergence of the pharmaceuticals and food industries,…

The Role Of Protein And Fibre To Build Health And Immunity As You Age

The opportunities to build transformational lifestyle changes through developing healthy ageing consciousness earlier in life is at the forefront of many consumers’ purchasing decisions. By Michelle Lee, Regional Marketing Leader, Greater Asia, IFF. The demographic challenge of an ageing population in Asia has gained increasing attention for some time, with…

Botanicals Show Natural Immune Support Potential

Olive leaf, aged black garlic bridge science and traditional medical for proactive immunity. Contributed by to Julia Diaz, Head of Marketing at Pharmactive. One-third of global consumers admit their concerns about immune health have increased in 2020 over 2019, according to new data by Innova Markets Insights. The market researcher…

Boosting Immune Health With Functional Beverages

Consumers are seeking dietary solutions to tackle the problem of stress, lethargy, and poor immunity. By Tereos. Modern-day living is synonymous with a hectic and stressful lifestyle. Conventional wisdom, also supported by past research, is that stress can impact our health in the form of increased risk of cardiovascular diseases,…

Recipe For Growth: Balancing Health, Indulgence & Taste

Sweet or savoury biscuits enjoy near universal appeal in India. Latest research from Mintel reveals how immunity-boosting ingredients are set to drive value growth in these times of heightened health consciousness.  Traditionally viewed as an affordable source of energy and nutrition in India, Mintel reveals that almost two-thirds* (63 percent)…

COVID-19’s Impact On Food & Drink Markets In Southeast Asia

New research from Mintel reveals the changes in consumer sentiment and behaviour surrounding food and drink categories as a result of the spread of COVID-19 across Southeast Asia. Tan Heng Hong, APAC Food and Drink Analyst, Mintel said: “The global spread of COVID-19 is forcing Southeast Asian consumers to cope…

Boosting Immunity And Performance With Micronutrients

SternVitamin has developed a wide range of solutions for different age groups and life phases to deliver micronutrients to the human body.   Health and balanced nutrition are not mere trends. They are established, ongoing consumer interests, and more and more people are choosing foods that support their physical and…

Not Common Knowledge: The Largest Immune Organ

Although many consumers understand the basics of the immune system—such as how one catches a cold—most are not aware that the largest immune organ in our body is the gastrointestinal tract. By Shali S. We rarely consider the function and functionality of our immune systems until there’s a bump in…
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