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Singapore’s war on diabetes: $5 screening test latest weapon in the armoury

One million people are forecast to have diabetes in Singapore by 2030. ©iStock

After calling on soft drink firms to slash sugar content, and encouraging the development of more functional ingredients, the latest addition to Singapore’s so-called 'war on diabetes' is S$5 screening tests for people aged 18 to 39 who are deemed to have high diabetes risk.

More than half the study's respondents said they knew the difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol. ©iStock

Kiwis disregarding the impact of diet choices on cholesterol

WATCH: Can saffron star in Japan? Supplement firm’s CEO on his personal mission to promote cognitive health benefits

WATCH: Can saffron star in Japan? Supplement firm’s CEO on his personal mission to promote cognitive health benefits

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Aussie families struggle to afford healthy meals

A growing kangaroo population has led to calls for increased consumption of the animal

Australians urged to eat more kangaroo meat

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Aussie craft beer champions call for authenticity seal

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Palsgaard opens Shanghai emulsifiers application centre

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Indian start-up's new civet dung coffee is no flash in the pan

Large-scale lunch provisions had the “potential to improve food security of workers” at a cost of less than US$1 per person, per day. ©iStock

Nutrient-tailored lunches could bolster health among garment workers: Cambodia study

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One Belt One Road a boon for global halal supply

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