Nutraceuticals: Frontier in Healthcare
Firoj A Tamboli1*, Harinath N More1, Vishal H Thorat1, Asha S Jadhav1 and Niolfar A Tamboli2
1Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Maharashtra, India
2Hon. Shri. Annasaheb Dange Ayurved Medical College, Post Graduate and Research Center, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Firoj A Tamboli, Head, Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Maharashtra, India.
April 09, 2021; Published: June 07, 2021
Nutraceutical is a term used for segregated products from processed foods, supplements, specialty foods and food products that are used as nutrients in balanced foods. The lifestyles of people around the world have changed over the past century due to increased incomes, declining exercise and preferences for unhealthy foods. Nutraceuticals are very popular because of their safety, nutritional value and treatment. They are used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and Parkinson’s disease, as well as obesity. Better understanding “from treatment to prevention” leads to an increase in the demand for nutraceutical. Nutraceutical has lead to in a new era of medicine and health, which has made the food and pharmaceutical industry a business of research interest.
Keywords:Nutraceutical; Balanced Foods; Parkinson’s Disease; Obesity; Antioxidants
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