• Sangita Dutta Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India
  • Kazi Monjur Ali Department of Nutrition, M.U.C. Women’s College, Burdwan 713104, India
  • Sandeep Kumar Dash Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India
  • Biplab Giri Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India


Nutraceuticals have received considerable zest for their expected safety, potential nutritive and therapeutic effects. These were used as alternative to modern medicines that promote quality of health, increases nutritive value of the diet and prolongs life expectancy. Major constituents of the nutraceuticals are herbals, various nutrients and dietary supplements are involved in preventing different diseases and minimizing pathophysiology of the disease too. It also acts as immune boosting, natural antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, cardioprotective, organoprotective agent in addition with different health promoting effects. Ultimately, they ensure better quality of life and the purpose of this review is to provide summary of current scientific impression in this regard which might be helpful to formulate further innovative research plan in new domain on nutraceuticals.

Keywords: Nutraceuticals; Disease prevention; Health promotion; Nutrients; Nutrition


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Author Biographies

Sangita Dutta, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India


Kazi Monjur Ali, Department of Nutrition, M.U.C. Women’s College, Burdwan 713104, India

Department of Nutrition, M.U.C. Women’s College, Burdwan 713104, India
Sandeep Kumar Dash, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India


Biplab Giri, Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India

Department of Physiology, University of Gour Banga, Malda 732103, India


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Dutta, S., Ali, K., Dash, S., & Giri, B. (2018). ROLE OF NUTRACEUTICALS ON HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION: A REVIEW. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(4), 42-47.