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International Journal of Horticulture and Food Science
2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B
Nutraceuticals as supplementary food

Aprajita Bhagat and Deoraj Sharma

About two-thirds of the 6.1 billion people living in the globe rely on the healing power of plant-based materials. ‘Nutraceuticals’ are apart from herbal items, dietary supplements, certain diets, and processed foods like cereals, soups, and drinks that are used for medical purposes in addition to being a source of nourishment. It plays a vital role in people day to day life for example green tea. It involves herbal items, probiotics and prebiotics, medicinal foods intended for illness prevention and treatment, and food supplements. It has strong therapeutic effects to pique people\\\'s interest. It can be used to boost well-being, slow down ageing, stop chronic diseases from occurring, lengthen life expectancy, or support the body\\\'s structure or functions. Currently, the market for Nutraceuticals in India is expanding mostly because of an increase in healthcare spending, but there are still significant problems, including a lack of standardization and awareness, high prices, marketing, and distribution. However, the Nutraceuticals sector is still experiencing tidal expansion, particularly in the USA, India, and European countries.
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International Journal of Horticulture and Food Science
How to cite this article:
Aprajita Bhagat, Deoraj Sharma. Nutraceuticals as supplementary food. Int J Hortic Food Sci 2023;5(1):96-100. DOI: 10.33545/26631067.2023.v5.i1b.165
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