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Functional Gastronomy

March 27, 2017

In the world today, different and unusual combinations of food, prepared using innovative culinary-medicinal techniques are gaining more and more popularity. This new trend in cooking is called Nutraceutical gastronomy or in easy term “Functional Gastronomy” an application of “functional ingredients” in creating a meal.

Wholesome natural ingredients in functional food is an ancient call for modern health demand in nutrition since it contains ingredients that have a positive effect on our bodies, generally contribute to improve metabolism, may prevent from diseases, fight fatigue, reduce high blood pressure or cholesterol, diabetics, better health etc.

Medicinal properties of foods maybe a missing step during Medical Nutrient Therapy process and this culinary practice could enhance the effectiveness of dietary management of several health complications.

KITCHEN BECOME A LABORATORY

Culinary research, skills and passion towards amazing food with remedial beneficial turn our kitchen into a lab which produces a meal which gradually adapts into the dietary and may become remedial in long run to prepare and defend from unwanted prolong modern diseases.

Each ingredient carefully analyzed and picked accordingly to their level of functional capacities.

Every meal provided accordingly to right nutrient, calorie contains, natural sugar level, monitored cholesterol, sodium and most important adding the unique natural functional ingredients with right cooking techniques and skill from the chefs who wanted to transform the meal into tasty yet remedial for human bodies.

There are a lot of “Functional Food” products and ingredients that can be easily been provided by the food industry. Many of this ingredients only theoretically known for their benefits but hardly put into demonstrated dietary program for a busy lifestyle.

The demand for prepared meals especially

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Superfoods VS Functional Food

November 15, 2016

‘Superfoods’ is a generic term used to describe a variety of different foods. Its ‘super’ implies to the super nutrient composition of the foods that are rich in antioxidant and other natural occurring nutrients, mostly plant-based but also some fish and dairy. It is different to Functional Food as Superfoods only contain the natural occurring nutrients while Functional Food may play a role in improving overall health and well-being by benefiting certain inner body functions. It is probably accurate to say that functional foods are also superfoods but not vice versa, as both food groups are rich in antioxidant, vitamins, minerals, fiber that contribute to better general health and wellbeing. Superfoods VS Functional Foods Let’s make this easier to understand with the main functional ingredients categorized as important food groups that are significant to include in our daily diet

TOP 5 FUNCTIONAL FOOD GROUPS

  • Omega
Functions: protects from heart disease, lower triglyceride levels, reduces inflammation, lowers the risk of some chronic diseases
  • Probiotics
Functions: found in yoghurt and some fermented foods; improves digestive system, promotes gut health
  • Vitamin E (Antioxidants)
Functions: builds strong immunity, lowers the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease
  • Soy Protein (Proteins & Amino Acids)
Functions: substitute for dairy products reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and lowers the risk of certain chronic diseases)
  • Phytosterols (Botanicals)
Functions: Help lower cholesterol, reduce risk of heart disease, stroke, heart attacks and reduce risk of ca

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