Review Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 7, September 2011

Cereals Nutraceuticals, Health Ennoblement and Diseases Obviation: A Comprehensive Review

Neelam Chaturvedi Parul Sharma Kalpana Shukla Rachna Singh Sachdev Yadav   

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Nutraceuticals have time-honored considerable interest because of their reputed safety, nutritional and therapeutic potential effects. Pharmaceutical and nutritional industries are conscious of the monetary success taking advantage of the more health-seeking consumers. Natural products such as cereals are likely to form the basis of nutraceutical as its revolution represents an enormous opportunity for growth and expansion. Wheat, rice, millets, barley, oat, buckwheat ,corn ,sorghum, flaxseed psyllium, brown rice, and products are notify the most common cereal based functional foods and nutraceuticals. The nutrients in the cereals have identified prospective for reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, tumor incidence, cancer risk, blood pressure, reduces the rate of cholesterol and fat absorption, delaying gastrointestinal emptying and providing gastrointestinal health. Thus, the regular insertion of cereals and their processed products can make a payment to health endorsement and disease avoidance.

Keyword:     Nutraceuticals Functional foods Health Diseases Cereals.

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