Air Pollution in Vietnam And the Effects on its People

With the rapid urbanization in South East Asia, most countries in this region were affected by air pollution which includes Vietnam. Vietnam, home to 95 million people and a rapidly developing country is currently facing serious issue of air pollution.

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The “AVANZA-S” project achieves new milestones in the research of healthier foods and advanced packaging

The Centre for Industrial and Technology Development (CDTI) of the Spanish Ministry of Economy has reviewed and certified the third year of the R&D project “Research and experimental development of new healthy food products and advanced packaging solutions” (AVANZA-S).

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World Hypertension Day

Today is World Hypertension Day. High blood pressure is one of the most prevalent health conditions in the world, with almost half of adults in certain regions affected Also, it is called the “silent killer”, as it is the deadliest risk factor for global death, and its presence is unknown by a large number of adults.

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Monteloeder in Vitafoods: record of new contacts

Vitafoods Europe international trade show took place last week in Geneva. In this edition, more than 22,000 visitors from almost 120 countries attended the fair to see the latest developments in the nutraceutical field as well as meet industry peers.

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Skincare matters for men

A face without spots and wrinkles, radiant and hydrated denote a well-groomed, healthy and elegant appearance. When we do not care and protect our face, agents such as pollution, sun or cold weather end up damaging it. Many people think that only women are aware of this aspect, but more and more men care about their image. We live in a society where the visual plays a very important role and men don’t ignore this reality. Just write the word “skincare for men” in the YouTube search engine and hundreds of videos will pop up. Some of them even have several million views. Or if we write in the Google search engine the same phrase, “skincare for men”, we will have more than 50 million results in front of us.

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NUTRICOSMETIC, A GROWING SECTOR

It is well known that our health is strongly influenced by a proper diet and appropriate supplementation. This concept can obviously be extended to our skin beauty and care, and the related nutricosmetic sector (beauty from within) is growing in terms of sales and new launches, as evidenced by the large amount of articles and post on this topic.

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Turning your blood blue: How anthocyanins help maintain vascular health

A recent study has revealed that anthocyanins seemed to improve blood flow and may help maintain vascular health after 1 month of daily intake. Anthocyanins are found in many fruits, vegetables and other plants, conferring them their red, purple or blue colors. Some examples are many berries such as blueberries (such as the referenced article), blackberry, raspberry, bilberry; as well as other plants such as eggplant, black rice, red cabbage and red apples.

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ZeroPollution: Road tour in Japan

During the first week of March, we have presented ZeroPollution in various cities of Japan. It has been an intense “Road Tour” but we are very satisfied with the reception of the product by the beauty salons of Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe.

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Ozone, the enemy of your skin

Ozone (O3) is considered one of the most important air pollutants in terms of impacts on human health.  But, how can ozone be both good and bad? The answer is, depends on where Ozone is found.

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