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functional foods
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Definition
Foods that are considered, by nature or manufacture, to contain significant levels of biologically active components which provide desirable health benefits beyond basic nutrition.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/412.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/412
Used For
designer foods
medicinal foods
Broader Term
foods
Narrower Term
health foods
Related Term
dietetic foods
fortified foods
medical foods
medicinal properties
Spanish
alimentos funcionales
Term Number
412