Skip to 0 minutes and 14 secondsWe can see a new trend from this chart. The bioactive ingredients market has grown in recent years, according to a journal in the USA. The bioactive ingredients market includes many of the dietary supplements. It is estimated that the output in this market will be very high by 2018. From this piece of news, the fatty acid, which is omega3 acid and linseed oil in the plant have high output value. A possible reason is that more scientific verification has been provided. The trends show that investors and consumers seem to have confidence in high output value products. With the elements of biological activity to promote our health, these products seem to have the potential to create more profits on the market.

Skip to 1 minute and 16 secondsOverall, bioactive ingredients markets can create great value, there definitely will have some change in the future. There are still a lot of discussions on health food. For example, composition and appearance. It can be a form of food additives so it looks like general food. Or the appearance of the capsule or tablet. And it might be in a tea bag or hard candy. Therefore, there are a variety of health food we can see in daily life. We have mention different nation has different regulation. In Taiwan, in order to category health food, these products need to passes functional verification given by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

Skip to 2 minutes and 10 secondsSo, dietary supplement food and functional food can be discerned as whether they have passed through clinical verification. This will help everyone to discern the type of health food. Last, I would like to talk about why consumers like to buy health food? Except for main health pursuit, many of other influence comes from perception. To delay aging, stay beauty, placebo effect to improve one's health. There are many diverse reasons for consumers to want to try on these dietary supplements. One of the hidden risk for taking additional dietary supplements comes from the false health claims of the products and false advertising. If these product has not been through scientific verification or clinical trial, danger may occur.

Skip to 3 minutes and 0 secondsSo be aware of suspicious health-boosting related products. There is a psychology study from Japan. The demands of dietary supplements come from consumer's desire for health instead of the body's demands. Whether this placebo effect is useful or not food safety is always a great concerned no matter what country. It is better to choose products that are already certificated by governments. And beware of fraudulent dietary supplements.

Bioactive Ingredients Markets

The bioactive ingredients market has grown in recent years, according to a journal in the USA. The bioactive ingredients market includes many of the dietary supplements. Prof. Huang tells the potential of bioactive ingredients markets.

The news that more scientific verification has been provided to the public might be the behind reason that fatty acid, omega3 acid have higher output value. With the elements of biological activity to promote our health, these products seem to have the potential to create more profits on the market.

Besides the popularity of health food, people seek these products for a variety of reasons. One thing for sure is that he suggests we all be aware of fraudulent dietary supplements since food safety is always a great concerned.

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