n the last decades, it has increasingly been recognized that diets provide humans with more than the necessary nutritional elements including proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and the levels of minerals and vitamins necessary to combat deficiency symptoms. With increased life expectation, we are in need for an adequate diet capable of providing extra benefits in terms of e.g. energy metabolism as well as bone, cardiovascular, and mental health. The historical statement of Hippocarates “Let your food be your medicine and let your medicine be your food” is persisting and gaining more importance. In 1989, Stephen L. DeFelice coined the term nutraceuticals from the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceuticals” and later defined it to include “foods, dietary supplements and medical foods that have a health-medical benefit including the prevention and/or treatment of disease”.