Cognizing the significance of fruits and vegetables in the human diet. This book is designed to provide an insight into the nutritional importance of fruits and vegetables in human health, disease prevention, managing stress and boosting immunity, especially in this COVID-19 pandemic.
The book contains a very concise and precise information on nutraceuticals, their sources and benefits. It also contains the best possible information regarding common health issues faced by humans and their prevention with the help of bioactive compounds, maintaining a focus throughout on how nutraceuticals influence human health.
The information provided in this book is truly based on scientific records of scientists working in the arena of bioactive compounds of fruits and vegetables and their role in disease prevention of humans as well as Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) acts and regulations.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Present Scenario of Nutraceutical Market 3. Food and Nutrient Intake behaviour of Indians 4. Importance of Nutraceuticals 5. Nutraceutical: Definition and Concept 6. Difference between Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical 7. Food Safety and Standards 8. Classification of Nutraceuticals 9. Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables as Nutraceuticals 10. Plant Food Residues as a Vital Source of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food 11. Nutraceutical Delivery Vehicles 12. Advantages of Nutraceuticals or Functional Food in Disease Prevention and Management 13. Conclusion
Mr. Vivek Anumala is presently pursuing his Ph D. in Vegetable Sciences from the College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. He has great enthusiasm in the research of nutraceutical of vegetables and fruits and their importance in health of human beings. He has keen interest in working out the various nutraceutical compounds of Vegetables and Fruits. In future he would like to carry on the recent work on nutraceutical of vegetables and fruits.
Dr. Arunkumar Phurailatpam is currently working as an Associate Professor in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. He has been working in the field of Medicinal plants and the bioactive contents of various MAPs and Vegetable- fruits.
Dr. Pranabjyoti Sarma is working as an Associate Professor and Head in Vegetable Sciences, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. He has great knowledge in the cultivation and nutritional values of Vegetables.