functional foods

functional foods
foods and food supplements marketed for presumed health benefits, such as vitamin supplements and certain herbs; called also nutraceuticals.

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  • Functional food — is a food where a new ingredient(s) (or more of an existing ingredient) has been added to a food and the new product has a new function (often one related to health promotion or disease prevention).[1] The general category of functional foods… …   Wikipedia

  • Functional food — Functional foods are those foods that encompass potentially healthful products including any modified food or ingredient that may provide a health benefit beyond the traditional nutrients it contains, as defined by the Institute of Medicine.… …   Medical dictionary

  • functional — In addition to its special meanings in medicine and psychology, the primary meanings of functional are (1) ‘designed or intended to be practical rather than attractive’, a synonym of utilitarian, and (2) ‘having a function, working’. In the 1990s …   Modern English usage

  • Functional Food — (auch Nutraceutical von nutrition = Ernährung und pharmaceutical= Pharmazeutikum), auf deutsch funktionelle Lebensmittel, sind Nahrungsmittel, die mit zusätzlichen Inhaltsstoffen angereichert sind und mit positivem Effekt auf die Gesundheit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Food, functional — Functional foods are those foods that encompass potentially healthful products including any modified food or ingredient that may provide a health benefit beyond the traditional nutrients it contains, as defined by the Institute of Medicine.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kosher foods — are those that conform to the regulations of the Jewish Halakhic law framework, kosher meaning fit or allowed to be eaten. A list of some kosher foods are found in the book of Leviticus 11:1 47. There are also certain kosher rules found there.… …   Wikipedia

  • Plant Foods for Human Nutrition —   Titre abrégé Plant Food Hum. Nutr. Discipline Biologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Reactive & Functional Polymers —   Titre abrégé React. Funct. Polym. Discipline Chimie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Funktionelle Lebensmittel — Functional Food (auch Nutraceutical von nutrition = Ernährung und pharmaceutical= Pharmazeutikum), auf deutsch funktionelle Lebensmittel, sind Nahrungsmittel, die mit zusätzlichen Inhaltsstoffen (Nahrungsergänzungsmittel) angereichert werden, die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Funktionelles Lebensmittel — Functional Food (auch Nutraceutical von nutrition = Ernährung und pharmaceutical= Pharmazeutikum), auf deutsch funktionelle Lebensmittel, sind Nahrungsmittel, die mit zusätzlichen Inhaltsstoffen (Nahrungsergänzungsmittel) angereichert werden, die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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