Obesity is defined as an accumulation of excessive or abnormal fat that can affect health. To determine if an adult suffers from obesity, the body mass index (BMI) is used, which is calculated from weight and height (kg / m2). An adult is considered to be overweight when their BMI is equal to or greater than 25 kg / m2 and obesity when it is equal to or greater than 30 kg / m2. In children, however, reference tables are used according to age and sex to identify excess weight.
The European Union is one of the largest e-commerce markets in the world. The percentage of people aged between 16 and 74 that have ordered goods or services over the Internet has grown year-on-year from 50 % in 2007 to 68 % in 2017.
How many emails, notifications, tweets, whatsapp messages, etc. do you receive per day? Isn’t it exhausting?
But… how many are really important and give you information to act on?
Every day in our business we are facing health indications in social networks, which are not controlled by EFSA or any other authorities.
Todays’ healthcare system has recognized the advantages of using big data to improve the quality of healthcare.
Mobile and wearable technologies are advancing at an alarming rate, with a special focus in consumer health. We have recently heard of the Apple watch becoming the first FDA-approved wearable device that can perform electrocardiograms.
Sport Nutrition is the fastest-growing category of the health and Nutrition market. In fact, Sport Nutrition annual growth rate from 2012 and 2017 is more than the double of the second category, the vitamins and dietary supplements category.
Nutraceuticals are provide essential nutrients as dietary supplements and functional foods and beverage including the prevention or treatment of a disease and also, reduce the cost of high healthcare. The growing awareness regarding the consumption of healthy foods will result in increased demand for nutraceuticals more.
Monteloeder has organized a workshop about digital technology during Vitafoods Asia 2018 in Singapore on September 11th.