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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Beautifully presented and served by an incredibly warm staff, it was a fancy sandwich that seemed to be the culinary lovechild if comfort food married its designer food counterpart.
Well now you can get actual designer food as Dolce and Gabbana have brought out their own brand of pasta.
"We're not trying to sell designer food to rich people," Simon notes.
SEA OF COMMON CATASTROPHE, BILLED as "a new touring show about displacement, detritus, and designer food," is the anchor of ArtSpot's 20th-anniversary season and the first full-scale production to occupy Catapult.
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."
In 2015 the war between local and foreign, between chefauteurs and business conglomerates, between the dictates of conscience to eat local and support what's homegrown and the dazzle of designer food, will play out in earnest.
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: One approach ...
Barnes & Noble's Chelsea location could be leased to an Apple or a Sony-type store, "a designer food hall -- but not Trader Joe's or Whole Foods," a big apparel chain or a drugstore tenant, said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail leasing and sales division of Prudential Douglas Elliman and the exclusive leasing agent for the location.
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.