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Overview of Health Foods Regulation in China 

Overview of Health Foods Regulation in China 

In China, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is responsible for health food registration and notification of first-time imported health food that belongs to the vitamin and mineral supplement category. Provincial departments for market

Dietary Supplements
Nestlé announces launch of ‘Resource Fiber Choice’ for improved gut health in India

Nestlé announces launch of ‘Resource Fiber Choice’ for improved gut health in India

Resource Fiber Choice offers superior sensorial parameters compared to existing solutions for constipation Strengthening the commitment to enable people live healthier lives, Nestlé India has launched Resource Fiber Choice, a unique and effective gut health solution. Resource Fiber

Nutritionals
Contribution of indigenous foods to address malnutrition in Indian tribal communities: Study

Contribution of indigenous foods to address malnutrition in Indian tribal communities: Study

Study done by the Nutrition team at the George Institute India as part of the intermediate fellowship of Suparna Ghosh-Jerath, under the DBT Wellcome trust India Alliance Nutrition researchers at The George Institute for Global Health

Food
Mother Dairy brings 15 new products tapping into indulgence & convenience spaces

Mother Dairy brings 15 new products tapping into indulgence & convenience spaces

Embarked upon a journey to tap into new product spaces and categories Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable, India’s leading milk and milk products major, has announced its new portfolio with over 15 new products for

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The Fortification Fallout: Examining India’s Controversial Nutrition Strategy 

The Fortification Fallout: Examining India’s Controversial Nutrition Strategy 

The subject of mandatory or compulsory food fortification in India, has gained traction and become controversial in recent times. India’s position of 107 out of 121 on the Global Hunger Index 2022 has highlighted the

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“Things are changing and India is planning to take a more supportive standpoint on nutraceuticals”

“Things are changing and India is planning to take a more supportive standpoint on nutraceuticals”

Globally, the nutraceuticals market is projected to reach $446.35 billion in 2027. In light of the growing acceptance of health supplements, Indian companies have been introducing new nutraceuticals to cater to various consumer health needs. Meanwhile, global players

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Regulatory Landscape in Asia for Biofortification

Regulatory Landscape in Asia for Biofortification

Ravinder Grover, Regional Coordinator-Asia, HarvestPlus Around 88 percent of Asian and African countries face two or three forms of malnutrition simultaneously. Several factors such as insufficient food supply, low household income, poor healthcare facilities and

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Understanding barriers and facilitators for rice fortification in India

Understanding barriers and facilitators for rice fortification in India

Micronutrient deficiency, also known as ‘hidden hunger’, is a serious problem worldwide. This condition is prevalent where rice is a staple diet. Micronutrient deficiency affects all age groups and the burden is more among children

Dietary Supplements
Nutrizoe unveils India’s first energy bar for women

Nutrizoe unveils India’s first energy bar for women

Dismiss the lethargic feeling with an on-the-go nutritious snacking option for women Mumbai-based wellness startup brand Nutrizoe unveils India’s first dedicated energy bars for women – Zoe Bars. Women are genetically born different and have

Research
Taking vitamin D could help prevent dementia: Study

Taking vitamin D could help prevent dementia: Study

Taking vitamin D supplements may help ward off dementia, according to a new, large-scale study Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute in Canada and the University of Exeter in the UK explored