“Poor nutrition can lead to reduced immunity, increased susceptibility to disease, impaired physical and mental development, and reduced productivity” (WHO).
One of the essential elements involved in our health improvement is the nutrition. The search for a well-balanced diet, containing the suitable proportions of each basic nutrient, is necessary to enhance our well-being.
Regular consumption of a functional food (conventional food) displays have physiological benefits and the possibility to reduce the risk of diseases, beyond basic functions of nutrition, that is, may contain bioactive compounds.
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Prebiotics provide a wide range of health benefits nourishing the good bacteria that everyone already has in the gut.
Nutraceuticals are dietary ingredients, natural or synthetic compounds and the intake offers health benefits.