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Nutraceuticals: role in metabolic disease, prevention and treatment


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Nutraceuticals are products that are also used as medicine other than nutrition. A nutraceutical product may be defined as a substance, which have physiological benefits nor gives protection against chronic diseases. Nutraceuticals may also be used to improve health, delay the aging process, prevent chronic disease, increase life expectancy, or support the structure or function of the body. Nowadays, nutraceuticals has gained considerable interest due to potential nutritional safety and therapeutic effects. Recent studies have shown promising results for those compounds in various complications. Emphasis has been made to present herbal nutraceuticals effective on hard curative disorders related to oxidative stress including allergy, Alzheimer, cardiovascular, cancer, diabetes, and Parkinson’s diseases as well as obesity.






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  • Department of Natural Sciences, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Department of Natural Sciences, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Department of Natural Sciences, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Department of Biochemistry, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria
  • Department of Natural Sciences, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Department of Natural Sciences, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Nigeria


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