bioactive food component


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bioactive food component

A compound occurring in food that brings about a physiological effect.
See also: component
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The authors write that evidence-based medicine (EBM) is currently being misapplied to evaluate the relationship between nutrients and bioactive food components with human health.
Bioactive food components may disrupt cellular pathways through alteration of gene expression.
A USDA NRI grant was recently obtained through the Bioactive Food Components for Optimal Health program that will provide needed funding for research and graduate student support over the three-year life of the grant.