A database that includes 4,000-plus clinical trials on EPA and DHA omega-3s will help companies with claims substantiation, and provide ready access to significant scientific data to counter negative consumer media articles, says GOED’s executive director.
Almost 50% of urban Chileans used supplements during the previous three months, while the numbers are not far behind for Peruvians in three of the main urban centers at 42%, according to surveys from ALANUR.
While healthy lifestyles, disease prevention and demographics all influence the vitamin and dietary supplement (VDS) segments in Latin America, adhering to price sensitivities proves a fundamental part of growth. We take a look at the region with Olivia...
Nestlé Peru and Reckitt Benckiser have responded to a study suggesting they play a role in influencing mothers in Peru to choose infant formula over breast milk, stating they are firmly committed to the protection and promotion of breastfeeding. Nestlé...
The private sector forms a critical role in securing a universal health model across Latin America but it must be regulated and guided given how influential and complex industry is, says the High-level Commission of the Pan American Health Organization...
Infant formula is driving the most significant surge for omega-3 ingredients in South America and this may explain the rising interest in algal sources, says the Global Organization for EPA and DHA omega-3 (GOED).
Nutrition-caused anemia is a leading hidden hunger health concern in Latin America that could be addressed through flour fortification but this needs private sector support, says the Food Fortification Initiative's director.
A burgeoning interest in fitness, sport and healthier lifestyles across Latin America will drive dietary supplement demands, presenting huge opportunity for new entrants and domestic players in particular, says an expert.
Nutritional interventions were linked to a 25% to 45% reduction of childhood anemia prevalence in Latin America, parts of which, such as the Latin Caribbean, had countries where anemia is still a ‘serious’ public health problem, say Spanish researchers.
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