IMPORTANCE OF EDIBLE FIBER AND NUTRACEUTICALS INCLUDED IN OUR FOOD FOR A LONG SPAN OF HEALTHY LIFE
It is a novel idea to write a book on functional foods with special reference to the chemical constituents of the Plant parts used in Ayurveda. This will help to explain the types of compounds present in an extract as a mixture and their possible mechanism of actions. Most of the biologically active compounds in plant extracts work one way or other as antioxidant, antiatherogenic, antiviral, antiageing, anticancer, hypocholesterolemic, hypotensive and hypoglycemic agents.
The contents of this book will help to understand the importance of Edible Fiber and Nutraceuticals to be included in our food for a lay span of healthy life.