Vitafoods Asia 2019 Conference Summits

Nutricosmetics: Beauty from within

Wednesday 25 September, 10:30 – 12:30

Even though nutricosmetics is a new concept, beauty from within is gaining momentum and the market for beauty supplements has been growing steadily. Identify the trends of beauty nutrition, ingredients and epigenetics to evaluate the effects of nutraceutical ingredients on skin health and your products.

Chair: Chin-Kun Wang, President, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (Taiwan)


10:30 - 11:00

Exploring the developments in the APAC nutricosmetics market  

  • Highlighting key trends in the Asia Pacific nutricosmetics market and providing an analysis of the challenges facing the industry as well as factors driving market growth, and opportunities
  • Outlining how difficulties in formulation hamper market growth but encourage multi-functional product innovations
  • Providing an overview of nutricosmetic products that enhance skin, hair, and nail health

Speaker: Shikhar Agarwal, Senior Director - Visionary Sciences - Asia Pacific, Frost & Sullivan  (Singapore)


11:00 - 11:30

Nutrition, natural food bioactives and skin  

  • Skin is a mirror of human health and many visceral lesions are reflected in varying degrees of facial skin, such as liver disease and heart disease
  • Highlighting that the true nutrition of the skin is not supplied by topical skin care products, it must be in the body
  • Evaluating the relationship between nutrient, natural food bioactive substances and skin health through research

Speaker: Dr Shu-Ru Jhuang, Chair - Department of Nutrition, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital (Taiwan)


11:30 - 12:00

Nutrition, natural food bioactives and skin  

  • Outlining the Asian context around eating for beauty
  • Highlighting the nutrients associated with anti-ageing, healthy skin and hair
  • Emerging trends for a personalised and holistic approach to health and beauty

Speaker: Sheetal Somaiya, Accredited Dietitian of Singapore, Certified Diabetes Educator, Digital Health Coach, The Health Suttra (Singapore) 


12:00 - 12:30

Skin deep: Reviewing the effect of natural food bioactives on skin

  • Questioning the maintenance and treatment of skin mostly focused on the development of cosmetics
  • Reviewing the use of natural food bioactives as an effective way to improve skin health and appearance
  • Presenting scientific evidence showing that the use of food bioactives effectively improves skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles 

Speaker: Chin-Kun Wang, President, International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (Taiwan)