The Asia-Pacific region will be seeing a dramatic increase in the number of elderly come 2050, and with that will follow a tidal wave of age-related diseases and problems. Prevention is always better than treatment, especially for diseases like osteoporosis, so it is vital we start now. By Judy Stenmark, B. Sc, MPH, chief executive officer, International Osteoporosis Foundation

Supplements are pretty popular among consumers, but fortified foods are gaining an edge as well. Vitamin k is one such vitamin that can be used to fortify food and drinks, but what are its benefits for consumers? By Dr Elaine Drummond, clinical & technology development specialist, Glanbia Nutritionals North America

Calcium, an essential element of our body, needs to be taken in through external sources. What is its purpose and how we can ensure good calcium intake? By Michelle Cheong

The population of older adults around the world is on a steady rise, leading to a new focus on health span rather than life span. Protein intake can be critical in ensuring that the elderly stay healthy and fit. By Phanin Leksrisompong, director of business development, Davisco Foods

The program will run across the region and provides millions of people with free bone scans to help them understand more about bone health.

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Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) is Asia’s leading trade magazine for the food and beverage industry. Established in 1985, APFI is the first BPA-audited magazine and the publication of choice for professionals throughout the industry with its editorial coverage on the latest research, innovative technologies, health and nutrition trends, and market reports.

Asia Pacific Food Industry is published by Eastern Trade Media Pte Ltd. The company owns numerous trade and consumer titles, including Asia Pacific Metalworking Equipment News and Industrial Automation Asia.

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