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'We believe that the largest drug in your repertoire is the food that you eat three times a day every day of your life,' says Luis Cantarell, president and CEO of Nestlé Health Science. (Brett Gundlock for The Globe and Mail/Brett Gundlock for The Globe and Mail)
'We believe that the largest drug in your repertoire is the food that you eat three times a day every day of your life,' says Luis Cantarell, president and CEO of Nestlé Health Science. (Brett Gundlock for The Globe and Mail/Brett Gundlock for The Globe and Mail)

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Luis Cantarell: Filling the gap between food and pharma Add to ...

Swiss-based Nestlé SA is best known for its chocolate, coffee and breakfast cereals. But it has long been a maker of medical-related products such as the nutrition supplement Boost and specialty foods used in hospitals. Just over a year ago, it decided to take a much bigger plunge into the nutrition business, setting up a separate company called Nestlé Health Science. The goal is to create food-based products that can prevent and treat chronic diseases.

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