An overview of current scenario of Nutraceutical foods
Keywords:Nutraceutical, Dietry fibres, Prebiotic, Probiotic
In recent years nutraceutical market is growing rapidly as millions of people using nutraceutical because of multiple therapeutic effect and allowing humans to maintain overall good health. It has been shown that people consuming healthy diets, living active lifestyles as they are deeply concerned about their health. Nutraceutical is a broad umbrella term that is a fusion of ‘Nutrition’ and ‘Pharmaceutical’. It is bioactive substance or natural bioactive compound that have additional medicinal value with the natural nutritional value present in them. The various types food products used as nutraceuticals are categorised as- Dietry fibres, Prebiotic, Probiotic, Functional foods, farmaceutical,etc.
Keywords: Nutraceutical, Dietry fibres, Prebiotic, Probiotic