Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
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ISSN: 2155-9600

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Silpak Biswas

  • Review Article
    Nutraceutical-prophylactic and Therapeutic Role of Functional Food in Health
    Author(s): Rintu Das, Silpak Biswas and Ena Ray BanerjeeRintu Das, Silpak Biswas and Ena Ray Banerjee

    This paper reviews the potential of functional foods in our daily life. A functional food with new ingredients gives an additional function to human health. Above their basic nutritional value functional foods deliver enhanced benefits. The functional food industry is growing rapidly in recent years. Epidemiological studies as well as in vivo, in vitro, and clinical data showed that plant-based functional foods are able to reduce the risk of different chronic disease, such as cancer. These biologically active plant chemicals are known as ‘phytochemicals’. Not only phytochemicals, also there are other animal products considered as functional foods for their potential role in human health. Foods containing probiotics, prebiotics, or plant sterols are also considered as functional foods. The aim of this review was to focus on.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000527

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