Antoni Szymański

Żywność funkcjonalna w profilaktyce i terapii

Functional food in prophylaxis and therapy. The paper contains a literature review about the properties of functional food.The role of biological active dietary components for prevention or treatment of civilising diseases was discussed. The market for functional food including probiotics is undoubtedly the fastest growing area of new food products development. Health and nutritional properties of probiotics were showed. The problem of safety evaluation of functional food needs further research work and legislation