Find out what “skinny fat” body composition means
Appearing slender does not necessarily mean you are healthy, as excessive body fat on the inside while having low muscle mass is a risk factor for chronic diseases. This is known as “skinny fat” or TOFI. Asians tend to have more belly fat due to genetic differences and may develop diabetes at a lower BMI than Europeans. Consuming high glycemic carbohydrates spikes blood sugar and promotes fat storage, but using Palatinose™ can improve body composition and address belly fat.4
Chinese New Year: Fostering Prosperity through Food.
The Chinese New Year is a festival that marks the start of the lunar calendar and more than 2 billion people around the world celebrate it in some way. Food plays an important role during this event. Chinese people love auspicious things and food eaten during the Chinese New Year typically have symbolic meanings to them. Our colleague from Singapore describes some popular dishes eaten during the festival.10
The show season in Asia is up and running!
September marked the start of our face-to-face exhibition events for the Asia Pacific office after a sojourn of 3 years.5