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DuPont: Ageing Asia creating vast potential but infant formula 'challenging for manufacturers'

DuPont is developing concepts to serve both seniors and children in Asia. ©iStock

DuPont is targeting innovation at both ends of the age spectrum as it seeks to meet the vast needs of Asia's ageing societies, while also helping infant formula firms overcome considerable pricing and regulatory challenges.

Bangladhesh has a 36% prevalence of childhood stunting. ©iStock

Bangladeshi RCT to assess effectiveness of preventive nutrition combinations on childhood stunting

Food firms are being urged to follow the lead of supplements and launch more functional products for Asia's seniors. ©iStock

Healthy ageing NPD in Asia: Can functional foods follow supplements’ lead?

Lactobacillus supplementation was also found to weaken an oxidative stress marker in breast milk. ©iStock

Probiotic supplementation heightens breast milk antioxidant levels: RCT

The IAP has released guidelines on vitamin D and calcium supplementation for different age groups. ©iStock

Vitamin D and calcium supplementation 'vital from birth': New Indian Paediatrics Academy guidelines

Newborns with jaundice could benefit from probiotic supplementation. ©iStock

Probiotics a possible treatment for jaundice in newborn babies: Chinese meta-analysis

White rose petal extract increases the antioxidant content of wine. ©iStock

Healthier wine? Fortification with white rose petal extract increases polyphenol content

The evidence for barley's clood cholesterol benefits was 'moderate'.  ©iStock

Regulator queries high level health claim for beta-glucan and cholesterol in Australia and New Zealand

A dearth of dietary diversity is affecting the mental development of children in India. ©iStock

Lack of diverse diets affecting mental development of children in rural India

Reducing sugar or fat is 'no longer a sufficient approach' to tackle Australia's public healh problems. ©iStock

Food firms should stop ‘dawdling’ and address major public health problems with functional products

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