UK scientists have developed a tomato variety that is naturally rich in L-DOPA, the key bioactive ingredient in a synthetic drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
In a recent Nature paper, researchers at Murdoch University’s Australian National Phenome Centre have found that incorporating ‘wrinkly’ peas into your diet could reduce your risk of diabetes.
CSIRO has joined forces with Pharmamark Nutrition to produce omega-3 oils from marine microorganisms, delivering a sustainable alternative to wild-fish sourcing of the health-promoting substance.
‘Exceptional opportunities for smaller brands’: Chinese millennials looking for new supplement stars
Australian e-commerce platform BuyNatural believes there are ‘exceptional opportunities’ in China for local dietary supplement brands, with consumers eager to purchase ‘newer and smaller’ brands.
With the launch of its new, versatile pea protein powder Radipure, global food giant Cargill is looking to extend its reach into the burgeoning Asian market for healthy, plant-based, high-nutrient ingredients.
The Human Nutrition division of US-based company ADM has launched what it claims is the first plant-based, high-protein beverage in Thailand, in a bid to address what it sees as a clear gap in the market.