Developing Medical Food
I have a natural food product that is not commonly available. It is the juice from a fruit that is specially selected to be very high in particular phytochemicals. Consumption of one glass of juice per day from this fruit has a beneficial therapeutic effect in a medically diagnosed condition. You would need to consume more then 6 liters of juice per day from a similar and commonly available fruit to achieve the same effect. So, my question is whether this natural food product could be classified as a medical food. Please assume that there is sufficient scientific evidence to back up the medical claims ie adequately powered and controlled clinical trials. Many thanks for your advice.
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