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Nutraceuticals: New Concept of Medicines

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 153-158

Keywords : Nutraceuticals; functional foods; dietary supplements; phytochemicals; herbal; quality of life; probiotics;

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A nutraceutical is a food or a part of a food stuff that provides medical or health benefits, including the avoidance and handling of diseases. The food products which are used as nutraceutical are Probiotic, Prebiotic, Dietary fiber, Omega 3 fatty acid, and antioxidants. Nutraceuticals have received significant attention due to their speculative safety, potential nutritive and therapeutic effects. Nutraceuticals are alternative to modern medicines and also provide healthy living. To avoid side effects associated with medicines, live longer expectation and to increase the health value of our diet, nutraceuticals are being preferred. They possess abundant therapeutic benefits like anti-obesity, immune enhancement, natural antioxidant, cardiovascular effects, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory effects, etc. The main constituents of nutraceuticals are nutrients, herbals and dietary supplements which assist to maintain health, function against various diseases and ensure better quality of life. The aim of this article is to provide the current knowledge about the useful information about nutraceuticals. Parvaiz Ahmad Parry | Aadil Hussain Tantray | Aadil Mustafa | Shabir Ahmad Ganie | Mr Rajan Kothari"Nutraceuticals: New Concept of Medicines" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-2 | Issue-4 , June 2018, URL:

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