Analysis on the Current Situation of Domestic Health Food in China
Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 65-69
Received: Apr. 22, 2016; Accepted: May 4, 2016; Published: May 20, 2016
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Wang Yuwei, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Li Ruifeng, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Hu Lingjuan, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Geng Dongmei, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Wen Zhanquan, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Guo Dongmei, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Zhao Jing, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Li Qi, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Shen Pengyue, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
Yan Fangyuan, School of Management, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
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Abstract
Objective: To understand the current situation of China's health food, and to provide a reference for the development of Healthcare Industry. Methods: Create a database of China's health food information from China Food and Drug Administration website. Conduct a systemic analysis of the regional distribution, annual distribution, dosage forms distribution and functions of health food. Results: Guangdong and Beijing have produced the most health food; the data line of health food quantity has two peaks in 1997 and 2004. From 2013, the number of health food started growing steadily; health food formulations are mainly capsules and tablets; the functions of health food are centered mainly on strengthening the immune system and relieving physical fatigue. Conclusion: Innovation is needed in the formulations and the functions of domestic health food; China’s domestic health food industry should increase investment in science and technology; Overall, China’s health food industry has a bright future.
Keywords
Health Food, Current Situation, Analysis, China
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Wang Yuwei, Li Ruifeng, Hu Lingjuan, Geng Dongmei, Wen Zhanquan, Guo Dongmei, Zhao Jing, Li Qi, Shen Pengyue, Yan Fangyuan, Analysis on the Current Situation of Domestic Health Food in China, Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 65-69. doi: 10.11648/j.jfns.20160403.14
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