FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
Nutraceuticals Provide Health as well as Medical Benefits
Nutraceuticals are the food product that provides health as well as medical benefits; including the prevention and treatment of disease. Phytochemicals and antioxidants are two specific types of nutraceuticals. Research has proved that foods with phytochemicals may help to provide protection from diseases such as cancer,diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension, e.g.carotenoids found in carrots. Antioxidants may be helpful in avoiding chronic diseases, by preventing oxidative damage in our body. There has been a boom in demand of Nutraceutical because of –
- Side effects of pharmaceuticals
- Increased Aging population
3.Awareness of the people towards health