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functional food

functional food

n
(Cookery) a food containing additives which provide extra nutritional value. Also called: nutraceutical

func′tional food`


n.
[1985–90]
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LONDON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Visiongain predicts the world market for functional foods and nutraceuticals will reach $241.
com)-- The global functional foods market is expected to witness high growth owing to a surge in demand for nutritional food supplements and energy drinks.
The global market for functional foods and drinks is projected to reach $149 billion by 2018, driven by rising income levels, changing lifestyles, increasing health awareness and a rapidly aging world population, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Contributors from food, nutrition, marketing, and other fields look at general issues with functional foods, functional foods and health, and developing functional food products.
Thoroughly revised and updated this major new edition contains over ten additional chapters on significant and topics including omega 3, polyunsaturated fatty acids, consumers and health claims for functional foods and functional food for obesity prevention.
Abstract: Food companies have high expectations of the key role played by the functional foods in helping consumers to have a healthy lifestyle.
With the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) banning a Danone advertisement for making claims that don't stand up, it would seem that functional foods are being criticized yet again.
Research institutes, universities, and private companies in the five Nordic countries collaborated on research as the Nordic Network on Marine Functional Food, one of six projects on functional foods, from 2006 to 2008.
Functional foods are products that claim to have health-promoting and/or disease-preventing properties beyond the nutritional content of the food.
During the past several years, functional foods have become one of the most popular concepts in the consumer food market.
Under the agreement terms, the two companies will strive to develop materials for functional foods and medicines based on the IgY (egg yolk antibody) technology.
Food and Beverage: Prepared Foods' 2005 R&D Trends Survey: Functional Foods and Beverages reports that functional foods are an active area of new product development.

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