Functional foods

Nowadays, people expect from food much more than satisfying their hunger. The present trend is that food may give a plus associated with physical and psychological health and welfare.

In the last years, the growth of value-added foods has significantly increased globally.
This process has intensely grown at national level during the last decade due, undoubtedly, to the fact that the consumer, much more demanding than he has never been before, can appreciate the additional benefits these foods promise.

Alternatives

Each age target has its own nutritional needs and, even within each group, there are different conditions and activities which require especial nutrition.
Therefore, Vitafor Laboratories S.R.L. develops products adjusted to every stage considering the previous statement.

According to F.D.A.*:
Functional foods are those that provide an additional physiological benefit that may either prevent pathologies or contribute to health as well.

*Food and Drug Administration