Nutraceutricals are substances with a role in nutrition that may also function in a health-related capacity. Many of these substances have anti-oxidant properties.  Biotechnicians can work in the nutraceutical industry in areas such as quality control and testing.

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Aldo Martinez, a Manufacturing Supervisor at USANA Health Sciences, talks about manufacturing nutraceuticals.

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