Nanotechnology Could Enhance Traditional Herbal Medicine

In a recent review published in the Journal of Nanobiotechnology, researchers reviewed existing data on nanotechnology-based delivery of active components of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs). TCMs have been used for generations to treat disease; however, poor water solubility, limited bioavailability, and probable toxicity hamper their effective delivery. Liposomes, polymeric and inorganic nanoparticles, and organic/inorganic nanohybrids may … Read more

Nestlé Unveils Groundbreaking N3 Milk Series with Innovative Technology

On November 29, 2023, Nestlé launched the N3 Milk series in Beijing, which features Nestlé’s breakthrough technology “Nestlé Diamond Moderate Hydrolysis”, developed over five years at the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences of Nestlé Scientific Research in Lausanne, Switzerland. This technology cuts and reorganizes the lactose to produce native milk oligosaccharides – Galacto-Oligosaccharides (GOS), while … Read more

OVODAN Launched its First Bottled Protein Drink

According to OVODAN, one bottle of “Egg Protein Drink” contains a high-quality protein content of up to 20.5g, equivalent to the protein content in 3 bottles of 200ml milk, but with the calorie content of only 1.5 bananas. Furthermore, while providing a high protein source, this protein beverage has the advantages of “0 sugar, 0 … Read more

Kexing Biochem Secures B-Round Financing for Innovation and Expansion

Recently, Hangzhou Kexing Biopharm, completed a nearly RMB 100 million yuan (USD $14 million) B-round financing. Established in 1996, Kexing Biochem is a specialized and innovative enterprise founded by several experts from Zhejiang University, focusing on the field of nutrition and flavor synthesis. The main products include biotin, vitamin A, β-carotene, lutein, vitamin K3, citral, … Read more

BY-HEALTH Repurchase 1 Million Shares for the First Time

On the evening of November 28th, BY-HEALTH issued an announcement stating that the company initiated the share repurchase for the first time through a repurchase dedicated securities account via centralized bidding on November 27, 2023. The repurchased quantity was 1 million shares, accounting for 0.0588% of the company’s total share capital on the trading day … Read more

Three New Food Ingredients

On December 1st, the National Health Commission issued the “Announcement on Nine ‘Three New Foods’”, in which 3 new food ingredients yerba mate, yeast protein, and catechins received approval. Yerba mate’s primary nutritional components include carbohydrates, dietary fiber, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and small amounts of polyphenols, flavonoids, saponins, and other substances. It … Read more

NR and Inflammation. 

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?The decline in NAD+ in the brain that comes with aging contributes to cellular and metabolic dysfunction and can be implicated in age-associated neurological disorders. This clinical study demonstrates that orally administered NR can augment neuronal NAD+ levels and affect biomarkers related to neurodegeneration in humans. An ever-growing body of clinical evidence … Read more

NR Positively Affected Symptoms of AT

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? This case study replicates the previous finding by Veenhuis et al., 2021, of a positive effect of NR supplementation in children and adults with AT. Also, this case study includes one of the youngest individuals supplemented with NR, adding to the growing research of NR use in children. STUDY LINK & SUMMARY: … Read more

Mengniu Brings “Guanyi Milk” to the China Special Foods Conference

Recently, the 8th China Special Foods Conference was held in Wenzhou, Zhejiang. Mengniu presented its yogurt brand “Guanyi Milk”, which is currently the only yogurt in China with the immunity enhancement function and the only yogurt in the market that has obtained the “Jianzihao” health approval from the National Medical Products Administration. In October of … Read more

Bioflag Group’s Probiotics Intelligent Factory is Officially in Operation

In 2022, Ausnutria Dairy, in collaboration with Jiangnan University, undertook the “Probiotics Industrial Production Demonstration Line project” in the “14th Five-Year Plan” of the National Key R&D Program. It has officially settled the Bioflag Group Probiotics Intelligent Factory in Huai’an, Jiangsu, and commenced operations after a year. After the first phase of production, the project … Read more