What is a nutraceutical?
From Wikipedia: “Nutraceutical, a term combining the words ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceutical’, is a food or food product that provides health and medical benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease. Such products may range from isolated nutrients, dietary supplements and specific diets to genetically engineered foods, herbal products, and processed foods such as cereals, soups, and beverages. Researchers and medical practitioners have recently begun translating breakthroughs in the cellular and molecular study of these nutraceutical agents into responsible medical practice. The term nutraceutical was originally defined by Dr. Stephen L. DeFelice, founder and chairman of the Foundation of Innovation Medicine (FIM), Crawford, NJ. Since the term was coined by Dr.