Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)
Health benefits of nutraceuticals
Anjali, Vandana Garg, Anju Dhiman, Rohit Dutt and Sweety Ranga
Nutraceuticals is a word made by combining two words ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceuticals’. Nutraceuticals prevent various chronic diseases of human beings. They cure or inhibit the disorders which are related to oxidative stress, e.g. cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, inflammation, eye and immune disorders. Presently, nutraceuticals may be called as the bridge between “food” and “medicine”. Nutraceuticals may be herbal products, regular nutritive products, withdrawn nutrients, vitamins, dietary supplements and processed food products (like as soups, juices, cereals, beverages). In this review, we are going to discuss the two categories of nutraceuticals, traditional and non-traditional nutraceuticals their role and benefits of nutraceuticals and adverse effects of nutraceuticals on human health and comprehensive interest of nutraceuticals in modern era.
How to cite this article:
Anjali, Vandana Garg, Anju Dhiman, Rohit Dutt, Sweety Ranga. Health benefits of nutraceuticals. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(3):178-181.