International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Nutraceuticals: As a dietary supplement in health and disease

Author(s):

Shivendra Agarwal, Dr. Girendra Kumar Gautam, Neetu Rajpoot

Abstract:
Nutraceuticals have experienced considerable attention due to their speculative safety, potential nutritive and therapeutic effects. They are alternative to modern medicines and also provide healthy living. Now a days nutraceuticals and bioactive foods obtained from natural source have arose as promising supplements in various diseases like cancer and cardiovascular disease. Nutraceuticals are in high demand as they provide high health value, longer cell life healthy living and also reduces the risk of side effects from modern medicines. Nutraceuticals own innumerable biological benefits like anti-diabetic, natural antioxidant, anti-obesity, immune enhancement and also in heart diseases also, they also help to maintain better quality of health. A number of known bioactive foods show beneficial effects by different mechanisms like as antioxidant phenolic compounds are widely used.

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How to cite this article:
Shivendra Agarwal, Dr. Girendra Kumar Gautam, Neetu Rajpoot. Nutraceuticals: As a dietary supplement in health and disease. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2019;1(1):21-24.
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