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January 18, 2020 - EcoWatch

What Are Functional Foods? All You Need to Know

What Are Functional Foods? All You Need to Know
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In recent years, functional foods have gained popularity within health and wellness circles.

Also known as nutraceuticals, functional foods are highly nutritious and associated with a number of powerful health benefits. For example, they may protect against disease, prevent nutrient deficiencies, and promote proper growth and development.

This article looks at the definition, benefits, and potential uses of functional foods.

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