Growing concerns over poor diet and obesity have seen increased efforts in creating front-of-package labels that are accurate and easy to understand. As history has shown, this may be easier said than done. By Dr Christina A. Roberto, Harvard School of Public Health Read more...
Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to feed their gastrointestinal (GI) systems in order to stay healthy. With the growing amount of probiotics and prebiotics products available, more evaluations and standards are in place to govern labelling and health claims. By John Austad, technical development manager, Brent Rozema, carbohydrate and lipid chemistry manager, and Garrett Zielinski, research associate, Covance Laboratories Read more...

Fortification of dairy products has evolved from addressing deficiency needs to providing greater functionality and health benefits. As we gain more knowledge on the elements affecting eye health, these functional ingredients can be incorporated into dairy products to serve customer needs. By Federico Graciano, advocacy manager, DSM Nutritional

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Studies have shown that magnesium can protect us against cardiovascular diseases, but changes in lifestyle means that the Asian population is taking less of it in their diets. It is now a good time to bring back magnesium rich foods. By Zhang Wen, visiting fellow, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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