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Introduction of Health Food


When you get older, you may find more bottles of dietary supplements appear on your table or cabinet…

This week, Professor Huang, Shih-Yi will introduce you the introduction of health food. First, he will brief the history of how dietary supplements or medical food originates from plants and herbs.

This week’s outline includes understanding functional food which is often related to health-promotion or disease prevention. Then, he will introduce the classification of dietary supplements, and the definition of functional food.

And finally the management of functional food. Regulation of dietary supplements is important. He will give a couple examples from different countries.

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