designer food

designer food

dietary supplements or foodstuffs containing nutrients and various combinations of vitamins, minerals, and other substances considered by some to offer clinically significant benefit, often without adequate scientific proof of efficacy.
See also: functional food, phytochemicals, biochemopreventives, nutraceutical.
A term used by the US National Cancer Institute for hypothetical foods that would prevent cancer, based on their content of nutriceuticals—e.g., allicin, capsaicin, etc.
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As a result, Tessa Jowell, as public health minister, launched a PS1 million campaign to promote breast over bottle, with the words: "A mother's breast milk is the ultimate designer food for babies.
She'd run a blinder in the Royal Hunt Cup previously and this represented a bigger drop in class than emergency KFC snacking on the way home from eating seven-course designer food - never fills you up
The following paragraph from that paper describes one of four approaches to designer food development:
The Skaliskys plan to pair their breads with other local and designer food goods such as cheese, chocolates, preserves and wines as the business becomes established.
I'll go and buy the ultra-healthy, expensive, designer food and proudly show off my organic labels to dinner guests.
Wine, Women and Shoes was the brainchild of Napa Valley vintner Elaine Honig, who was sick of all that pairing of vino fabuloso with designer food and wanted to start pairing it with other passions that (many) women can't resist: charity and shoes.
Sally Williams: Tiger tomatoes:A green-and-red striped tomato, the Tiger Tomato, is the latest designer food in Britain.
The producers of the designer food programme chose Sapporo Teppanyaki above others based on "the variety of food, eating experience and general ambience".
Animals fed to produce designer milk or meat; crops bred and managed to produce designer food
A little farther up the celebrity home designer food chain is Jill Rosenwald, who, after success with ceramic accessory, lamp and baby bedding designs licensed under the Jill Rosenwald Home collection, has just come out with a licensed area rug for Homefires that will officially debut at the April home furnishings market in High Point, N.
Theirs is a state-of-the-art designer food product," he insisted.
Designer food, haircuts, restaurants and even water (thanks to Donna Karan) was the plat du jour.