Nutraceuticals—Prophylactic and Therapeutic Role of Functional Food in Health



Today’s world is an industrialized one, with challenges of excess healthcare expenses, longer life expectancy, better scientific knowledge and developed technologies. Nutritionists believe in the idea of ‘optimal nutrition’ that focuses on developing a daily diet based on the nutraceutical and nutritional properties of the food that favour good health


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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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