Plant and Food Derived Immunomodulators as Nutraceuticals for Performance Enhancing Activities

  • Bhanushree Gupta
  • Vidya Rani Singh
  • Surabhi Verma
  • Neha Meshram
  • Leena Dhruw
  • Rahul Sharma
  • Kallol K. Ghosh
  • Ramesh C. Gupta


The progress in research has prompted a new age for food- and plant-derived products that are of incredible benefit and are widely utilized as immunomodulators and vitality supporters in the form of nutraceuticals. They are even being regarded as agents with the potential to cure numerous diseases. These functional products are processed from plants in the form of phytochemicals, as well as from food sources such as soy products, mushrooms, and milk. A considerable number of these nutraceuticals have relevant physiological functions and important biological activities. The present aggregated information about nutraceuticals undoubtedly provides extraordinary opportunities for use by nutritionists, doctors, food technologists, and chemists.


Immunomodulators Bioactive peptides Nutraceuticals Nutritional food Performance-enhancing nutraceuticals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhanushree Gupta
    • 1
  • Vidya Rani Singh
    • 1
  • Surabhi Verma
    • 1
  • Neha Meshram
    • 1
  • Leena Dhruw
    • 1
  • Rahul Sharma
    • 2
  • Kallol K. Ghosh
    • 3
  • Ramesh C. Gupta
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Center for Basic SciencesPandit Ravishankar Shukla UniversityRaipur (C.G.)India
  2. 2.Department of Plant Physiology, Agricultural Biochemistry, Medicinal and Aromatic PlantsIndira Gandhi Agricultural UniversityRaipur (C.G.)India
  3. 3.School of Studies in ChemistryPandit Ravishankar Shukla UniversityRaipur (C.G.)India
  4. 4.Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary CenterMurray State UniversityHopkinsvilleUSA

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