Definitions for "Functional foods"
are any food that has a positive impact on an individual's health, physical performance, or state of mind in addition to its normal nutritive value, sometimes called nutraceuticals.
Foods that have been enriched or fortified with vitamins, herbs, or minerals to provide a health benefit beyond the product's traditional nutrients. For example: orange juice with calcium.
are physiologically active components in food. ording to the EU are "an organism in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating and/or natural recombination".