What Are Functional Foods?
Functional Foods are defined as foods with health giving benefits that aid in the prevention of chronic diseases of the modern age.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Research Service (USDA –ARS), functional foods are "designed to have physiological benefits and/or reduce the risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional functions, and may be similar in appearance to conventional food and consumed as part of a regular diet"
These are some examples of functional foods that you can easily include in your diet;
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