Mod. 13.docx

2 Pages

Food, Nutrition and Health
Course Code
FNH 200
Nooshin Alizadeh- Pasdar

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
MODULE 13: Trends in Food for Nutrition and Health Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals - often used interchangeably but have different definitions - refer to foods with positive impact on health, physical performance, state of mind, in addition to nutritive value - Japan first to use term “functional foods” => FOSHU (food for specific health use) - FOSHU = processed foods containing ingredients that aid specific bodily functions in addition to being nutritious - over 100 approved FOSHU; Japan world leader in development of functional foods  3 conditions for functional food: o Must be a food (not capsule, tablet, power) derived from naturally occurring ingredients o Can and should be consumed as part of daily diet o Serve function in regulating particular body process when ingested (defense mechanism, prevention/recovery from specific disease, slow aging, control of physical/mental conditions)  Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare: 12 broad classes of health enhancing ingredients o Dietary fiber o Oligosaccharides o Sugar alcohols o Amino acids, peptides, proteins o Glycosides o Alcohols o Vitamins o Lactic acid bacteria o Minerals o Polyunsaturated fatty acids o Phytochemicals, antioxidants Definitions in Canada - Bureau of Nutritional Sciences of Food Directorate of Health Canada definitions:  Nutraceutical = product isolated or purified from foods generally sold in medicinal forms not usually associated with food; have physiological benefit or provide protection against chronic disease Ex) omega-3 fatty acid supplements (tablets) at pharmacies  Functional food = similar in appearance to, or may be, conventional food; consumed as part of usual diet; have physiological benefits and/or reduce risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional function
More Less
Unlock Document

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.