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NUTRACEUTICALS – A PREVENTIVE APPROACH

Dr Sanjay Agrawal Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday Introduction Nutraceuticals may be considered as food, food supplement or drug like agent which may apply for health promotion, disease prevention and adjunctive supplement with the treatment of drugs. Nutraceuticals a super food today is expected to play...

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Nutraceuticals and clinical implications

Dr Sanjay Agrawal Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday The history of Western medicine describes the use of a number of remedies using nutraceuticals, such as herbs, animal parts, and materials from natural sources until last century. Today most prescription drugs contain one active ingredient or one...

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Role of Endogenous Antioxidants in the Human Body

Dr Sanjay Agrawal Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday The human body generates free radicals continuously as the inevitable byproduct of turning food into energy. In the process of life and death of a cell, free radicals play an important role. Atom is the smallest particle in...

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Role of Nutraceuticals on Human Health

Dr Sanjay Agrawal                                                     Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday “The physical body is the product of diet and sensory input (lifestyle). Similarly, all diseases are the result of non correct diet and lifestyle. Diet and lifestyle, wholesome and unwholesome are the foundations of health and...

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Probiotics: Are they risk-free?

Dr Sanjay Agrawal Leading Pharmaceutical Consultant and Editor-in Chief of IJMToday Introduction: In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) defined probiotics as live microorganisms which, if administered in an adequate amount, confer a health benefit to the host....

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Overdose consumption of probiotics creates flatulence

Probiotics are live microbial supplements which are health promoting by virtue of their functional re-establishment and stabilization of microbial niche dynamics of the human gastro-intestinal tract and they beneficially affect the host by improvements of its intestinal microbial niche restoring balance, a few examples are Lactobacillus sp and Bifidobacterium...

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Hair Loss? It May Be Iron Deficiency

Introduction: Hair is the fastest growing tissue in the human body: the average rate of growth is about onehalf inch a month. Optimal hair growth occurs from age 15 to 30, slows down from age 40 to 50, and is progressively lost by about age 50. Most men lose...

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