【摘要】：正Nutraceutical A nutraceutical is any substance that is a food or a part of a food and provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease. The term "nutraceutical" was coined in 1989 by the Foundation for Innovation in Medicine, New York, US. (Wilfried Andlauer. Peter Furst. Nutraceuticals: a piece of history, present status and outlook. Food Research International. 35(2002)171-176) Functional Foods Functional foods have been defined as "any food or food ingredient that may provide a health benefit beyond the traditional nutrients that it contains."