Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals-Modern Approach to Food Science
Functional foods and nutraceuticals offer a chance to enhance human health, lower healthcare expenses, and promote economic growth in rural areas. Hippocrates’ adage, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food,” is still very relevant today as consumers and food scientists become more aware of the numerous health advantages of particular foods.
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
The definition and distinctions between functional food and nutraceuticals were the main topics of this review article. There was discussion of the prospects and problems driving the development and regulation of functional foods and nutraceuticals. This article includes discussed the health advantages of certain examples of functional foods and nutraceuticals, such as probiotics and prebiotics, proteins and peptides, oils and fatty acids, carbs and fibres, catchin and lycopin.