Nutraceutical is the hybrid of ‘nutrition’ and ‘pharmaceutical’. 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. Nutraceutical is a food or a part of the food which exerts a curative or preventive effect on disease. These include various nutrients, dietary supplements, specially designed diets or herbal products. Nutraceuticals of both plant and animal origin hold great opportunities for food industries to bring out novel food catering to future needs. The aim of this review is to focus on the general concept and the health-promoting effects of several nutraceuticals that can incorporated into foods.
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Vishal Gajbhiye, Vishal Lahane. Nutraceutical lead to the new Era of Medicine and Health: Review Article. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2019; 11(1):39-42. doi: 10.5958/0975-4377.2019.00006.5