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Health Food Category: Nature Food and Organic Food


There are 7 items of health food in general. Nature foods, organic foods, diet foods, nutritional supplements, medical foods, functional foods, and designer foods. Prof. Huang will introduce you each category, definition, and function.

First, let’s look at the fist, natural food. Nature food refers to the original state of food. For example, royal jelly, ginseng, lingzhi mushroom, and pollen are in the original states. These food are famous for their health-promotion function and are edible.

The second category is organic food. Organic food is famous in modern society all over the world. Green marketing becomes popular and more consumers prefer organic foods because organics foods ensure high levels of food safety. Broadly speaking, we classify organic foods as a type of health food.

Do you have the grocery shopping habits buying organic food? Why you favor these organic foods? If you are comfortable to share, do comments below.

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