Nutraceutical vs Nutritional - What's the difference?

nutraceutical | nutritional |


As a noun nutraceutical

is a nutrient or food believed to have curative properties a food used as a drug.

As an adjective nutritional is

of, pertaining to, or providing nutrition.

nutraceutical

English

Alternative forms

* neutraceutical

Noun

(en noun)
  • A nutrient or food believed to have curative properties. A food used as a drug.
  • nutritional

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or providing nutrition.
  • Derived terms

    * nutritionalist (rare)