Obesity, High Cholesterol And Hypertension Essay

1166 Words Aug 30th, 2016 null Page
Consumers are taking a long-term approach to their health and wellness, moving from reactive, short-term fixes to a more pro-active, preventive approach. One of the ways they are doing so is to pay more attention to the nutritional value of the ingredients in their foods. For example, according to a The Nielsen Global Health & Wellness Survey (2015, roughly 75% of global respondents believe they “are what they eat” and nearly 80% are actively using foods to forestall health issues and medical conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension.
Immunity is becoming a lifelong concern for many people looking to proactively help support their health through everyday foods, beverages, and supplements. As outlined by a 2015 Canadean study with nearly 28,000 global consumers, immune health was the number two most desired functional benefit consumers want in a food or beverage. This was second only to general health and wellness.

With a more self-accountable consumer, and a growing demand for immune health products, immune health functional ingredients that are safe, natural and effective are standing out and meeting demand.

Functional Nutrition for a Healthy Immune System.
The human immune system undergoes significant changes as it develops, matures, and declines. The immune system of infants and young children consists primarily of a well-developed innate immune response and a developing adaptive immune response. Maturity brings forth a fully…

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