International Meeting on

Nutraceuticals

Singapore   Mar 19-20, 2018

Nutraceuticals Meeting 2018

Singapore Mar 19-20, 2018

Theme: Natural Nutrients towards Public Health

Meetings International welcomes all the participants from all over the world to attend “International meeting on Nutraceuticals” on March 19-20 at Singapore. Nutraceuticals Meeting 2018 is a central discussion for Nutraceuticals Specialists, Nutritionists, Enlisted Dietitians, Academic Faculties, President’s, Founders, CEO’s, Business Delegates, Experts in Nutrition and Dietetics, Youthful Scientists and skilled understudy groups from colleges and research labs giving an ideal space to share the latest advancements in the Nutraceuticals research. We have dealt with various Nutraceuticals events, Nutraceuticals Conferences which build great relations, bringing the experts and organizations together.

Nutraceuticals 2018 gives a deep instinct into the most recent discoveries and advancements in the field of Nutraceuticals under the theme “Natural Nutrients towards Public Health”. The program is a rich unification of arrangements going from keynote sessions featuring well known and thought provoking speakers to intense and interactive talks which are expected in a way where scientists and specialized staff from both academia and industry can creating a better stage for exchange of thoughts. Nutraceuticals are food or part of a food that provides extra medicinal benefits addition to the basic nutritional value found in the food. Nutraceuticals are derived from different types of herbals, fruits, vegetables and marine sources.

The gathering invites, President’s, CEO’s, Nutraceutical Experts, Scientists, Researchers, Nutritionist, Dietitians, Professors and Students from Academia in the study of nutraceutical Sciences, Delegates from different nutritional companies  from all over the world.

·         Research Heads from Research Centers

·         Nutraceutical specialists in Pharmaceutical and Life science

·         Industrial expertise working with various novel solid and liquid columns

·         Marketing groups of Industries with novel items to show case at the gathering

·         Directors and Professors from Universities and Institutions

·         Post-doctoral and PhD students working on nutraceutical method improvement

·         Theoretical researchers working on deriving Nutraceuticals

·         Nutraceutical scientists and research scholars

·         Relevant Graduate and Post graduate students

·         Food Experts from different food industries

·         Business Entrepreneurs

The global nutraceuticals product includes functional foods, dietary supplements, and herbal or natural products. The nutraceuticals obtained from different sources like plant, animal, marine and others. However, its contribution to the global market is projected to increase significantly within the next six years. Global nutraceuticals size of market is predicted to reach $ 340 billion by 2024 from $ 205.39 billion in 2015 with a CAGR of 7.2% from 2016 to 2024.

 The nutraceutical industry represents a dynamic, evolving entity that offers number of opportunities to merge scientific discovery with growing consumer interest in health improving foods. Due to the increasing emphasis over preventive healthcare, consumers pay close attention to their everyday diet. Preventive healthcare involves utilization of products that can prevent various disease conditions. The market is poised to witness significant growth during the forecast period, owing to the increase in demand for preventive healthcare and rise in medical treatment, which stimulates the demand for nutraceuticals containing products. Nutraceutical products are the necessity for the modern period because of the modern lifestyle adopted by the people.

Recent innovations and findings in the field of nutraceuticals are expected to create novel, countless opportunities in this booming sector. However, higher investment for R&D is expected to bassinet the market growth. The current consumer beta glucan market global trends  is to be preventive rather than react to the health issues, which involves huge healthcare costs in developed countries. There is a shift in the consumer preference from synthetic ingredients to natural and organic ingredients and foods that are derived from non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) extracts. Developing nutrients based on an individual’s genetics and lifestyle changes would help in developing customized functional foods and beverages, based on the genetic segment. Increasing demand for milk and meat encourages animal feed manufacturers to incorporate nutraceuticals in animal feed for gaining better yield. Also increased demand for natural beauty products will also demand for nutraceuticals. People have become more aware about the side effects associated with popular pharmaceuticals. Hence, the priority is shifting towards natural products derived from natural ingredients.  Emerging economies are oriented toward preventive health care. Hence, the demand for nutraceutical product increases significantly.

Nutraceuticals Market Segmentation

The global Nutraceuticals market has been divided into product type and geography type. The different sectors under product type are functional foods, dietary supplements, medicinal food and others. The functional food portion represented the largest market share in 2016, driven by increased consumer spending on functional foods. Geographically the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia –Pacific and Rest of the world.

Nutraceutical ingredients shows application right from  grains, nuts, vegetables, organic products, dairy items, poultry items, sea food and  non-alcoholic beverages like juices, caffeinated drinks, sports drinks, and others. Examples for the functional foods are yogurts with probiotics, drinks with herbal components, beverages rich in protein and others. The functional food class is seeing the highest growth in energy drinks, healthy snacks and breakfast items.

In view of Geography, the global Nutraceuticals market has been fragmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. North America covers United States, Mexico and Canada wherein Europe covers UK, France, Italy and some other countries. Asia-Pacific includes China, India, Japan and others. And Rest of the World covers South America, Middle East and Africa. 

Factors Driving the Nutraceuticals Market

·         Developing affluent middle class populations with their increasing disposable earnings in developing nations.

·          Women and senior citizens preferring a good health condition.

·         Functional foods, which reduce the risk of many diseases.

Dietary Supplements

A dietary supplements proposed to give supplements that may somehow or another not be consumed in adequate amounts. These supplements include ingredients like vitamins, fiber, fatty acids, minerals, amino acids and others. Dietary supplements marketed in various forms such as tablets, capsules, powders, liquids and some other forms. Scientific evidences prove that some of the dietary supplements can play major role in managing good health condition.  Calcium and vitamin D are the important dietary supplements which help in keeping bones strong and healthy condition of the same.

 

Functional Foods

Functional foods are the foods that have extra positive effect on the individual compare to the basic nutrition. The importance of functional foods is which help in reduce the risk of disease and promote optimal health condition. A good example for functional food is oatmeal which contains soluble fiber in it and that can help lower cholesterol level. Some foods are modified in order to get extra health benefits. For example, orange juice is fortified with calcium to support bone health. 

 

Medical Foods

Medical foods are processed nutritional products, they are specially formulated, defined and regulated under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Medical foods are not regular foods. These foods are designed for children and adults and available in different forms. These foods are used in chronic conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and others. These foods must be comprised of components designated as generally regarded as safe.

 

Nutraceuticals for Cardiovascular Health

The heart is an organ, working eagerly to support our cells. Throughout our lives, our hearts are susceptible to various dangers, including coronary heart diseases, high blood pressure and arterial disease. Poor diet, insufficient exercise and smoking are the major influencing factors for the cardiovascular diseases. To keep the heart in healthy condition functional food and beverages, vitamins, dietary supplements should be a part of an individual’s lifestyle.

A healthy and balanced diet is one of main factor which play a major role in preventing and management of cardiovascular diseases. As per experts, fruits, vegetables, fiber and oily fish consumption will contribute for optimal health and wellbeing.

 

Nutraceuticals in Weight Management

The body weight of an individual is determined by the difference between amount of energy  that take in as food and amount of energy expend in the activities of the day. Overweight is caused because of the imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. Overweight is one of the reasons that lead to many dangerous diseases. Hence, weight loss or weight management is major process to control the body weight. Thermogenic ingredients acts important role in the weight management process, because these ingredients do not contain energy themselves, yet stimulate energy expenditure. Green tea catechins-caffeine mixture is one of the good example for the thermogeniuc ingredients.

 

Nutraceuticals and Natural Medicine Products

The worldwide Nutraceuticals products and Natural Medicines market has demonstrated predictable growth during the previous couple of years. This growth is due to increasing consumer spending on nutraceuticals products and natural medicine worldwide. These days, consumers are more health conscious, more mindful, and better educated on nourishment supported products that come in various forms produced in different setups like Protein powders, Baby foods , High protein food supplements, Slimming diets, Instant protein soups, Protein base for cosmetic products, Poultry and animal nutrition products and Low calorie diet food nourishments.

 

Nutraceutical Stability Concerns and Shelf  Life Testing

The acceptability of any food product is achieved by maintaining the quality and nutritional content throughout the process from the time of processing through distribution and storage to the final consumption of the product. To maintain the consumer acceptance and to avoid from governmental action, nutraceutical products evaluated for shelf life and stability. The physiological benefits of the nutraceuticals achieved only if the product is consumed and the bioactive substance present in the required amount.

 

Marketing and Regulatory Issues for Nutraceuticals

Food laws in the every country are major basis of regulation of various kinds of food products such as healthy food, dietary supplement, nutracceuticals and functional food. A regulations or guidelines are designed by the regulatory agencies to regulate healthy food. The labeling of health related should be based on scientific evidence. There should be a harmonization of food regulations around the world. And customers are deeply concerned about how their health is managed and priced.

 

Health Benefits of  Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals is a broad term that is used to define any product which is obtained from food sources with additional medical advantages compared to the basic nutritional level found in the food. The term "nutraceutical" joins two words – "Nutrient" and "pharmaceutical". They can be categorized based on their natural sources, pharmacological conditions, and chemical constitution of the products. Generally they are classified in the following classes: dietary supplements, functional foods, medicinal foods and pharmaceuticals.

Over the years nutraceuticals have attracted because of their potential dietary, safety and therapeutic effects.  Nutraceuticals might be utilized to enhance health condition, prevent from many diseases, delay the aging process, or maintain the integrity of the body. They are considered as healthy sources of food for prevention of dangerous diseases such as diabetes, renal and gastrointestinal diseases, and many other infections.

A variety of nutraceuticals have been appeared to force essential parts in immune status and susceptibility to certain disease states. They additionally show infections altering signs related to  oxidative stress including sensitivity, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, eye conditions, Parkinson's diseases and obesity.

 

Nutraceuticals in Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease, where the body is not able to use sugar because of total or relative absence of insulin, a hormone normally produced by the ß cell of the islets of Langerhans in pancreas. Soy and Omega-3 fatty acids can promote Insulin sensitivity and bring the blood glucose level to the normal range. Some nutraceuticals such as Cinnamon tea and green tea plays an important role in treating the diabetic patients. Cinnamon which contains polar compounds, known as polyphenols  that can increase glucose metabolism, which helps to bring the blood sugar level to normal.

 

Nutraceuticals in Cancer Therapy

Nutraceuticals are natural bioactive products with greater nutritional value and promising remedial properties in many diseases. Current cancer treatments, for example, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery, leads to undesired side effects.   emerging investigations recommend that some plant-based agents may affect cell and molecular processes underlying tumor progression. Nowadays number of plants derived compounds are being used for preventing and treatment of cancer. Nutritional modulation is one of the techniques which show highly beneficial effects in the cancer patients. The food which contains relatively low amount of carbohydrates with moderate amount of high quality protein, fiber, fat is healthful for cancer patients. Also nutraceuticals plays key role in reducing toxicity, associated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and may lead to better life.

 

Probiotics and Prebiotics

Prebiotics are natural, non-digestible food components that helps in promoting the growth of useful microorganisms in the gut. They are good bacteria promoters. Prebiotics may enhance gastrointestinal health and also improve calcium promotion. Probiotics include fructooligosaccharides, such as inulin and galactooligosaccharides.

Probiotics are the helpful microorganisms present in the gut. These active microorganisms help in change or repopulate the intestinal microorganisms to balance the gut flora. These probiotics may boost the immunity system and overall health especially gastrointestinal health. Some strains of these microorganisms may help prevent specific allergy symptoms, reduce symptoms of lactose intolerance. Fermented dairy products such as yogurt, cheeses are the rich source of these microorganisms. Some nondairy products also contain beneficial live cultures.

 

Nutritional Disorders

Nutritional disorders are the nutrient related diseases, which causes illness in the humans. This may include chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, cancer and diabetes mellitus, and deficiency or excess in the diet, obesity and eating disorders. The human body requires different types of vitamins and minerals that are very necessary for preventing the diseases. These micronutrients are not produced naturally in the body, so these micronutrients should be supplied through diet.

A nutritional disorder occurs when body is not possible to absorb required amount of nutrient from the diet. Deficiencies lead to the development of variety of disorders.

 

Delivery and Dosage Technologies

There is developing enthusiasm for diet based prevention of many disorders, for example, coronary heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and cancer. In the pharmaceutical industry, hydrophobic drugs are generally delivered using tablets, capsules and fluids. Nowadays many food and beverage products act as vehicles for many nutraceuticals. For example, cheese, beverages, yogurt, breads etc.

Edible systems are better for oral delivery of hydrophobic nutraceuticals. Some of the edible delivery systems like liposomes, micro emulsions, emulsions and Nano emulsions and biopolymer particles.

 

Sports Nutrition

Consumption of balanced food and drink is important to everyone. It will mainly affect the performance of those who actively participating in sports on daily basis. For example, athletes need more calories compare to the normal person. Protein, fats and carbohydrates are the major constituents which provide body with fuel to maintain energy.  Carbohydrates are the primary fuel utilized by the working muscles, sufficient amount of intake is necessary for preventing muscle fatigue. Fats provide fatty acids that can be utilized as source of energy. Protein can be used as a source of energy and is critical for building new muscle tissue.

 

Recent Trend in Nutraceuticals Research

In present, people’s lifestyle has changed while people are deeply concerned regarding their health. Many people are interested in everything that can improve their health condition. Hence the nutraceuticals products have a high demand in the recent market, so the research is increasing in the field of nutraceuticals day by day.

Nowadays, nutraceuticals have gotten high interests because of their potential nutritional and safety profile, other than therapeutic ability. Pharmaceutical and nutritional organizations know about the changing patterns which are because of the benefits of these compounds. The mechanisms of nutraceuticals are not completely clear. However, they may be involved a wide variety of biological processes, including initiation of signal transduction pathways, gene expression, cell proliferation, Differentiation and preservation of mitochondrial integrity.

 

Nutraceuticals in Cognitive Function

Balanced diet, appropriate nutrition, cognitive activity and regular physical exercise can significantly attenuate brain health and function with advancing age, and potentially reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Several chemical substances belonging to classes of natural dietary origin show defensive properties against some age-related diseases including neurodegenerative ones, especially Alzheimer's disease. The nutraceuticals shows different types neuroprotective properties. Age related changes in nutrition play an important role in brain functioning of old people.

 

Dairy Based Ingredients as Nutraceuticals

Milk is considered as complete food for humans because it contains most of the essential nutrients, also milk is good source of bio peptides and other bioactive compounds which is necessary for body maintenance and fight against dangerous diseases. Minerals present in the milk are good for bone health; conjugated linoleic acid is a good fat for human health. Besides, several other components the prebiotics, probiotics, bioactive compounds along with milk protein casein, carbohydrate etc. may serve as live saving drugs in emergency cases of the human body.

 

Marine Nutraceuticals

Most of the marketed nutraceuticals are of terrestrial origin. However, nutraceuticals derived from the marine sources getting higher attention worldwide. Marine environment represents greater biological diversity compared to that of terrestrial environment. This has resulted in marine nutraceuticals with unique features. Omega-3-fatty acids from the fish skin, functional pigments such as carotenoids, functional polysaccharides are few popular marine nutraceuticals which have gained popularity because of the promising functionality.

 

Pet Nutraceuticals

The type of pets owned around the world varies. Out of these, dogs and cats are accounted to be most adopted pets globally. Pet foods are rapidly increasing due to their demand coming from the veterinary use as dietary supplements and for their therapeutic use. The therapeutic applications include pain relief, weight management, digestive health, food allergies and others. Based on the Ingredient type, the pet nutraceutical market is segmented as Omega 3 fatty acids, Probiotics, Proteins and Peptides, Plant based enzymes, Antioxidants among others. The demand is driven largely by age related diseases in pets like joints deterioration and cognitive dysfunction.

 

 

 

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Functional Foods
  • Medical Foods
  • Nutraceuticals for Cardiovascular Health
  • Nutraceuticals in Weight Management
  • Nutraceuticals and Natural Medicine Products
  • Nutraceutical Stability Concerns and Shelf Life Testing
  • Marketing and Regulatory Issues for Nutraceuticals
  • Health Benefits of Nutraceuticals
  • Nutraceuticals in Diabetes and Blood Sugar Management
  • Nutraceuticals in Cancer Therapy
  • Probiotics and Prebiotics
  • Nutritional Disorders
  • Delivery and Dosage Technologies
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Recent Trend in Nutraceuticals Research
  • Nutraceuticals in Cognitive Function
  • Dairy Based Ingredients as Nutraceuticals
  • Marine Nutraceuticals
  • Pet Nutraceuticals