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The panellists were asked to indicate the general classes of bioactive compounds that could be used to develop or improve several types of functional foods, related to the market background and country specific mortality data.
report looked at the consumer use and understanding of functional foods and found that 59% of consumers buy foods with added ingredients that are claimed to boost general well-being or tackle health concerns.
Within functional foods, digestive health--which is dominated by yoghurt drinks and yoghurts such as leading brands Actimel and Activia--remains the largest sector and accounts for 57% of sales.
Finally, and perhaps most importantly, people who purchase one functional food item are very likely to purchase others.
One survey of American dietitians in 1998 found that over three quarters had recommended the use of functional foods to clients in the past year (46) and Australian research suggests that prescription of branded functional food products by a dietitian can improve the effectiveness of dietary advice to manage hyperlipidemia (47).
Globally, Canada's participation in the functional food and NHP (including nutraceuticals) industry is growing and is demonstrated through:
Market participants should conduct information dissemination campaigns to explain the benefits and importance of functional foods.
A Q&A with supermarket shoppers conducted by The Grocer found that attitudes to functional foods were varied:
Contributors from food, nutrition, marketing, and other fields look at general issues with functional foods, functional foods and health, and developing functional food products.
Thoroughly revised and updated this major new edition contains over ten additional chapters on significant and topics including omega 3, polyunsaturated fatty acids, consumers and health claims for functional foods and functional food for obesity prevention.
Following strong growth and a deluge of new products, the functional food business is encountering some rough seas as several big names pull out and regulatory issues heat up.
While the extent to which unsafe products reach consumers is unknown, GAO believes weaknesses in three areas of the regulatory system increase the likelihood of such occurrences: 1) potentially unsafe products may reach consumers; 2) some products do not have safety-related information on their labels, which could endanger some consumers; and 3) FDA cannot effectively assess whether a functional food or dietary supplement is adversely affecting consumers' health because it does not investigate most reports it receives of health problems potentially caused by these products.
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