Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 4

Phytotherapeutic Potential of Super Seeds: An Overview

Divya Jain, Tamanna Kohli* and Saloni Chauhan

Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Community Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India

*Corresponding Author: Tamanna Kohli, Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Community Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.

Received: March 06, 2023; Published: March 22, 2023

Abstract

The burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD) is increasing worldwide. Epidemiological evidence supports the claim that the consumption of functional food ingredients and reduction in the risk of NCDs has a positive correlation resulting in increasing demand for foods with phytochemicals can be observed. The review discusses the potential role of the edible ‘Super seeds’ namely Chia, Flaxseed, Sesame and Pumpkin seeds. These seeds are rich source of potential phytochemicals resulting in excellent therapeutic benefits. The study also included an overview of their mechanism in controlling various diseases.

Keywords: Super-Seeds; Therapeutic Effect; Non-Communicable Disease; Phytochemicals; Functional Foods

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Citation

Citation: Divya Jain., et al. “Phytotherapeutic Potential of Super Seeds: An Overview".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.4 (2023): 46-58.

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Copyright: © 2023 Tamanna Kohli., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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