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.
In early September 2019, our partner in Taiwan, Newin had organized a seminar for Metabolaid in the effort of promotion across Taiwanese market. The keynote for Metabolaid was delivered by our R&D, Digital Health Scientific Advisor, Dr. Jonathan Jones.
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.
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.
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.
On February 5th and 6th, Monteloeder representatives went to Essen, Germany, to participate in the EIC Corporate Day with Evonik. EIC is the European Innovation Council, which organizes meetings and network opportunities for SMEs and start-ups that have received funds from the SME instrument, Fast Track to Innovation and FET-Open programs, giving them the opportunity to present their innovations to large companies in the EU.
Last November 23th, The Beauty Cluster Barcelona held the fourth edition of Beauty Innovation Day, one of the most prominent events on innovation in the Spanish beauty sector.
The event focused on the latest trends in the industry, with the conferences revolving around three main areas of interest: sustainability, digitalization, and research.
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.