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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A foodstuff (as a fortified food or a dietary supplement) that is held to provide health or medical benefits (as the prevention or cure of disease) in addition to its basic nourishment

Usage examples (33)
  • However, the term nutraceutical as commonly used in marketing has no regulatory definition (2).
  • Thus, a functional food for one consumer can act as a nutraceutical for another consumer.
  • You don't have to buy a functional probiotic or nutraceutical yogurt to get health benefits.
  • Los Angeles-based RNS is a health nutraceutical company with a concentration in dietary supplements for the digestive system. for more
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