What is Nutraceuticals?
Nutraceutical, is a combination of the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical”. It is a food or food product that reportedly provides health and medical benefits, including the prevention and treatment of dieases. Such products may range from isolated nutrients, dietary supplements and specific diets to genetically engineered foods, herbal products, and processed foods. The definition of nutraceutical that appears in the latest edition of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is as follows: A food stuff (as a fortified food or a dietary supplement) that provides health benefits.