IJSRP, Volume 13, Issue 8, August 2023 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
J. Hinton, R. Kaur, M. Verghese
Obesity and type 2 diabetes have become prevalent in adolescents in the United States due to a diet that is high in saturated fats and simple sugars. Functional foods have become popular due to their potential to prevent chronic diseases. Hemp, alternative proteins, and spices were incorporated into a food product as functional ingredients for a targeted physiological function in preventing obesity and type 2 diabetes in adolescents.