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To Nutraceuticals and Back: Rethinking a Concept

Author:
Santini, Antonello, Novellino, Ettore
Source:
Foods 2017 v.6 no.9
ISSN:
2304-8158
Subject:
dietary supplements, functional foods, health promotion, medicinal properties
Abstract:
The concept of nutraceuticals as pharma-foods comes fromfar. This termismade fromthe two words “nutrient” and “pharmaceutical”, was coined by Stephen DeFelice, and is defined as “a food or part of a food that provide medical or health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment of a disease” [...]
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