Journal of Experimental Food Chemistry

ISSN: 2472-0542

Open Access

Medicinal Foods


M. Fawzi Mahomoodally*

Medicines are designed to cure or avoid distinct symptoms of diseases. However, medication most is the last solution when prevention or treatments through miscellaneous ways are available. One of the most promising ways is via utilization of healthy food products. From the food technology point of view, foods are absorb for three main reasons: nourishment (providing basic nutritional requirements of body), hedonism (enjoyment during the consumption) and trade (economics of purchasing and sailing). Amongst, the first and the last aspect can be provided and supported by supplements (as a type of drug products) and drugs, whilst pleasure is solely achievable via consumption of foods.


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