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Nutrifoods 2.0: The impetus towards functional foods and nutraceuticals to face the 21st century

29 October 2014 | By Francesc Puiggròs, Ignasi Papell and Lluís Arola, Technology Centre of Nutrition and Health, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

It is widely accepted today that multifactorial aetiologies characterise many chronic diseases, including metabolic syndrome, menopause, and general ageing, and that a lifestyle full of homeostatic disturbances and even shift work can lead to obesity. To combat such diseases and adverse health conditions, an increasing number of functional foods and…