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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : (213) Last page : (223)
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A Review on Exploitation of Nutraceuticals from Potential Fruit Crops

Yogendra Singh1* and Prerak Bhatnagar2

1Ph.D. Scholar, (Fruit Science), 2Assistant Professor (Fruit Science),
College of Horticulture & Forestry, Jhalawar- 326023, AU, Kota, Rajasthan
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Received: 13.03.2019 | Revised: 15.04.2019 | Accepted: 21.04.2019  



“Nutraceutical” is a buzzword these days, owing to the fact that they are seen as a demanding alternative to pharmaceuticals, wherein the later may pose certain side health ill effects. Thus, these days, they have received arousing attention due to their nutritional efficiency, safety and therapeutic effects. Fruits are nutritionally very rich agglomerate and are the potential sources of many nutraceuticals which, if effectively harnessed can play a tremendous role in this sector. Many of the fruit species are known to possess certain inherent beneficial properties as potential functional foods and are used since time immemorial by different ethno botanic cultures of civilization worldwide. Studies have reported the potential scope of nutraceuticals contents in fruits for improving certain chronic health related persistent problems. It is worthwhile to mention here that traditional medicine systems have long back proves know how on their beneficial aspects and have long back prove included these in their area of expertise based on vivid user. The present review gives a brief idea about nutraceuticals and provides a gist on the availability and presence of nutraceuticals from various consumers oriented fruits to cater some of their health protecting roles.

Key words: Nutraceuticals, Functional foods, Pharmaceuticals, Potential, Antioxidant and Ayurvedic medicines.

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Cite this article: Singh, Y. and Bhatnagar, P., A Review on Exploitation of Nutraceuticals from Potential Fruit Crops, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(2): 213-223 (2019). doi: