functional food

functional food
'functional .food
n [U and C]
food that is designed to improve health and lower the risk of disease, for example by increasing the amount of ↑vitamins in it, or removing some of the ↑fat

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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 — (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

  • 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 Food — Func|tio|nal Food 〈[ fʌ̣ŋkʃənəl fu:d] n.; od. s; unz.〉 Nahrungsmittel, das mit Vitaminen, Mineralien od. anderen Zusatzstoffen angereichert wird u. eine gesundheitsfördernde Wirkung ausüben soll [<engl. functional „funktionell“ + food „Essen“] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • functional food — funkcionalusis maistas statusas Aprobuotas sritis maistas apibrėžtis Maistas, į kurį gamybos metu yra įdedama funkcionaliųjų maisto dalių arba iš kurio išimamos tam tikros medžiagos, taip suteikiant maistui kryptingą teigiamą fiziologinį poveikį… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • functional food — n. A food product that has been enhanced with vitamins or pharmaceuticals to provide specific health benefits. Example Citation: Other functional food products include higher calcium yogurt, calcium added ice cream, anti oxidant enriched eggs,… …   New words

  • Functional Food — Func|tio|nal Food [ fʌnkʃənəl fu:d] das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. functional food, eigtl. »funktionelle Lebensmittel«> Lebensmittel mit gesundheitsfördernden Zusatzstoffen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • functional food ingredients — funkcionaliosios maisto dalys statusas Aprobuotas sritis maistas apibrėžtis Į maisto produktus dedamos viena ar kelios papildomosios medžiagos (maistinės skaidulos, oligosacharidai, vitaminai ir mineralinės medžiagos, probiotinės bakterijos,… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • functional food — /ˈfʌŋkʃənəl fud/ (say fungkshuhnuhl foohd) noun a food containing a component which offers some specific health benefit beyond the provision of simple nutrients. Also, function food …  

  • functional food — noun Any fresh or processed food claimed to have a health promoting and/or disease preventing property beyond the basic function of supplying nutrients …   Wiktionary

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