What are nutraceuticals?

The term nutraceutical encompasses foods or parts of foods that offer benefits for the greeting the prevention of illnessofs (Wildman & Kelley, 2007). Nutraceuticals buyofn nutrients aisthetwo (vitamins), dietary supplements or natural supplements, fortified foods, products of herbtheriver and processed foods such as cereals, soups, and specialty drinks (energy or

ofsports). Currently there is no universal consensus that accepts in onethe

ofdefinition to all these nutrients or foods. Of In this way, it is necessary to distinguish between the ingredients that constituteofted foods regarding of I got themofclassified as drugs or pharmaceuticals.

It is understoodof by drug to any substance used for diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, prevention of illnessofs in animals or humans (Wildman & Kelley, 2007). At the same time, there have beenthere rationstherelated to foods and their ingredients associated with thes conditions of health that are regularthegive for thes administrations of food and drugs (USFA)

the field of action or interests as well as the objectives of the feeding in each particular casether: prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disorderstheres, renal, carcinogenic, etc. or if it is applied in healthy subjects or even in ofathletes, nutraceuticals canofn be cthesified based on three main criteria:

1º) By its source of processofncia, in nutraceuticals of animal origin (choline, lecithin, calcium, etc.), vegetable origin (minerals, ascorbic acid, etc.) or microbial origin (Bifidobacterium bifidu, Thectobacillus acidophilus (LC1))

2º) due to its chemical structure, in ofderivatives of The Isoprenoid or terpenoiofos (carotenoiofos, tocophenols, tocotrienols, and saponins), phenolic substances (phenylpropeniumofos, tannins, lignins), fatty acids and structural lipids (ω-3 PUFA, CTHE)ofderivatives
the carbohydrates of carbon (vitamin C), based substances of of amino acids (proteins of soy, whey, etc.) minerals (calcium, potency, etc.) and microbials or prebiotics (bacteria resistant to stomach acids such as the
Thectobacillus acidophilus)-

3º) Due to its mechanism of action, in giftof nutraceuticals group together of property agreementofphysiological properties, distinguishing antioxidants (beta-carotene, tocotrienols), antitinfthenutrients (linoleic acid, DHA, EPA), osteoprotectives (soy, CTHE) anticancer (Daidzein, totocotrienol, conjugated linoleic acid or CTHE) etc.

Bibliographic reference

Wildman, REC and Kelley, M. (2007) Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Chapter 1 In Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (Ed, Wildman, REC) CRC press, pp. 1-21.

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