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Healthy INSIDER Podcast 53: Vitafoods Insights--Botanicals in the EU

We are joined by Professor Anna-Rita Bilia from the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research to discuss some of the more interesting medicinal plants out there and the challenges botanicals face in the EU regulatory framework.

In the nutraceutical market, botanicals are often thought of only as herbs, but the term may encompass a wide spectrum of plants, including algae and fungi. Many plant foods have been shown to have medicinal properties and health benefits, and we are joined by Professor Anna-Rita Bilia from the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research to discuss some of the more interesting medicinal plants out there and the challenges botanicals face in the EU regulatory framework. To learn more about botanicals, you can download our Vitafoods Insights Digital Magazine—The Increasing Complexity of Simple Plant Life—and make sure you attend Vitafoods Europe from the 9th to 11th May.

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