Author(s): Sneha Mali, Sanket Rathod, Niraj Kale, Namdeo Shinde


DOI: 10.52711/2231-5691.2022.00010   

Address: Sneha Mali*, Sanket Rathod, Niraj Kale, Namdeo Shinde GES’s Satara College of Pharmacy, Degaon, Satara 415004 (M.S.) India. *Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022

The word or term “Nutraceutical” is a combination of two words i.e. “Nutrition” and “Pharmaceutical”. The term 'nutraceutical' was coined in 1989 by DeFelice. Basically nutraceutical is a food or part of food and it has huge historical background regarding to treatment of various disease. Nutraceuticals plays a significant role in normal physiological function, which helps to maintain human health. In recent period, all people are conscious about their daily diet as well as health. In India many people have preconception or prejudice about nutrition and health. India is a developing country. So many people of rural areas are suffering from non-communicable diseases and disorders due to lack of proper knowledge about nutrition, food and diet. The present article provides some information about “Nutraceuticals and human health. In recent years there is a growing interest in nutraceuticals has been seen in market place. This article mainly helps to provide essential knowledge of nutraceutical with its numerous uses in various ailments. This article also contains important legal requirements that are necessary for register a nutraceutical product.

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Sneha Mali, Sanket Rathod, Niraj Kale, Namdeo Shinde. Overview of Nutraceuticals. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2022; 12(1):61-0. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2022.00010

Sneha Mali, Sanket Rathod, Niraj Kale, Namdeo Shinde. Overview of Nutraceuticals. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2022; 12(1):61-0. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2022.00010   Available on:

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