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A food or naturally occurring food supplement thought to prevent disease or have other beneficial effects on human health. Also called functional food.


(Cookery) another name for functional food


or nu•tri•ceu•ti•cal

(ˌnu trəˈsu tɪ kəl, ˌnyu-)
a food or natural substance that contains or is supplemented with ingredients purported to have health benefits.
[1985–90; nutr (ition) + (pharm) aceutical)]
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