Any substance that is a part of a food and which is provides medicinal or health advantage, like the prevention and treatment of disease is called nutraceuticals. “Nutraceutical” associate the two words of “nutrient” and “pharmaceutical”. “Nutrient” is a nourishing food component on the other hand “pharmaceutical” is a medical drug.
Use of nutraceuticals are to improve health, lag the aging method, increase life expectancy, prevent chronic diseases and support the structure or function of the body.
There are various types of examples such as antioxidants, dietary supplements, citrus fruits, vitamins, minerals, milk, and cereals.
Some books are given below,