nutraceutical

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nutraceutical

[‚nü·trə′süd·ə·kəl]
(biochemistry)
Any food or food ingredient that is medically beneficial to an organism, including preventing disease.
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Global billion-dollar multinational corporations engaged in personal care and consumer segments are scanning Indian nutraceutical players for bolt-on acquisitions.
Then, the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act was passed, permitting the sale of nutraceuticals and other supplements that are nontoxic and make no curative claims.
As major corporations have embraced the products sometimes called ``functional foods'' or ``enhanced foods,'' nutraceuticals have moved from the shelves of alternative health stores to major grocery and drug stores.
Part one provides an overview of key requirements, challenges and systems involved in food ingredient and nutraceutical delivery systems.
These lifestyle changes often involve the inclusion of nutraceuticals or functional foods in the daily diet of middle class consumers.
Lachance, Kava and the Foundation for Innovation in Medicine - a nonprofit group devoted to advancing natural therapies, and an ardent supporter of nutraceuticals - provided the following information.
Nutraceuticals Product Market: Western Europe Market Size, Segment And Country Analysis And Forecasts (2007-2017)
The nutraceutical ingredients market is segmented on the basis of types into prebiotics, probiotics, proteins & amino acids, vitamins, minerals, Omega-3 fatty acids, phytochemicals & plant extracts, fibers & specialty carbohydrates, carotenoids, and others.
Research indicates that the global nutraceuticals market is forecast to grow at a healthy rate during 2010-2017.
This agreement not only strengthens the competitive position of CGY-25 (MARTINEX) in North America, but gives Martin Nutraceuticals the ability to penetrate a multi-billion dollar market segment," states Harvey Panesar, President of Martin Nutraceuticals Inc.