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Importance of Nutraceuticals as an Alternative for Pharmaceuticals

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Nutraceutical is the hybrid of pharmaceuticals and nutrition. They are products, which other than nutrition are also used as medicine. Nutraceuticals may be defined as substances that provide protection against chronic disease and may be used to improve health, delay the aging process, prevent chronic diseases, increase life expectancy by supporting the various functions of the body. Nutraceuticals, in broad, are food or part of food playing a significant role in modifying and maintaining normal physiological function that maintains healthy human beings. They have received considerable interest due to the potential nutrition they provide as also the safety and therapeutic effects. The food products used as nutraceuticals can be categorized as dietary fibre, prebiotics, probiotics, polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants and other different types of herbal/ natural foods. These nutraceuticals help in combating some of the major health problems of the century such as obesity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, cholesterol etc. Nutraceuticals has lead to the new era of medicine and health, in which the food industry has become a research oriented sector.

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Nutraceuticals, human diet, dietary fibres, probiotics and prebiotics, disease modifiers, herbal nutraceuticals.

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"Importance of Nutraceuticals as an Alternative for Pharmaceuticals", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.6, Issue 11, page no.1536-1543, November-2019, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1912201.pdf

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"Importance of Nutraceuticals as an Alternative for Pharmaceuticals", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.6, Issue 11, page no. pp1536-1543, November-2019, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1912201.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1912201
Registration ID: 402632
Published In: Volume 6 | Issue 11 | Year November-2019
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Page No: 1536-1543
Country: -, -, India .
Area: Engineering
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
Publisher: IJ Publication


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