Nutraceuticals, a term combining the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical”, is a food or food product that provides health and medical benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease. Nutraceuticals are available in the form of isolated nutrients, dietary supplements and specific diets to genetically engineered foods, herbal products and processed foods such as cereals, soups and beverages. Nutraceuticals provide all the essential substances that should be present in a healthy diet for the human. Nutraceuticals provides energy and nutrient supplements to body, which are required for maintaining optimal health. Nutraceuticals are widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Some Nutraceuticals are useful in maintaining healthy prostate function ,remedy for restlessness and insomnia. Nutraceuticals, such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, offer possible chondro-protective effects against joint injury.
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- Spirulina - Spray Dried Powder
Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green alga in the shape of a spiral coil, living both in sea and fresh water. Spirulina is arguably nature’s most powerful green food for human and animal. It is produced primarily from two species of cyanobacteria: Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima. Spirulina is rich source of Protein, Carotenoids, Gamma Linolenic Acid, Vitamin B12; trace minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and Selenium. Sulpholipids, the antioxidant enzyme Superoxide dismutase (SOD) and some pigments like Phycocyanin, Beta-carotene, Zeaxanthin and Chlorophyll. Mostly used in dietary supplement.
- Natural Mixed Carotenoids
Natural Mixed Carotenoids found in Dunaliella Salina are among nature's best antioxidants, containing a variety of carotenoids including Beta-carotene, Alpha-carotene and Xanthophylls like Zeaxanthin, Cryptoxanthin and Lutein hence the name “Natural Mixed Carotenoids”. It have a high ratio of Cis vs Trans isomers. Highly stable and easily absorbed by the human body due to its high bioavailability.
- Natural Astaxanthin
Astaxanthin is a red colored carotenoid pigment that is naturally found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, crayfish, crustaceans and the feathers of some birds, but naturally it is produced from microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. The primary use for human in form of food supplement. It prevents the initiation of cancer cells in the tongue, oral cavity, large bowel, bladder, uterus and breast. Protects the eyes and skin from UV.
- Natural Purified Lutein esters
Natural lutein esters contain lutein esters, small amounts of Zeaxanthin esters and cryptoxanthin esters which are extracted from marigold flowers (Tagetes erecta). Lutein and Zeaxanthin are the only carotenoids found in both the macula and lens of the human eye. It is used in dietary supplement, pharmaceuticals, as functional foods and as anti oxidants.
- Natural Zeaxanthin
Zeaxanthin is one of the two primary xanthophyll carotenoids contained within the retina of the eye. Within the central macula, zeaxanthin is the dominant component, whereas in the peripheral retina, lutein predominates. Also, both are used as a food additive and food dye.
- Natural Lycopene
Lycopene is a carotenoid that gives the characteristic bright red color to tomatoes, guavas, watermelon and pink grape fruit. Lycopene helps in reducing risk of prostate and cervical cancers, as well as supporting cardiovascular health. Lycopene is a proven antioxidant which neutralizes free radicals that may damage the body's cells. It is also used as food coloring agent.
- Phycocyanin Powder
Phycocyanin is a blue colored pigment that belongs to the class of Phycobilli proteins found in Blue-Green algae. Phycocyanin, produced by Aphanizomenon flos-aquae and Spirulina. It is used in the food and beverage industry as a natural coloring agent and is also found in sweets and ice cream. Phycocyanin has major role as a fluorescent marker and an antioxidant in various industries.
- Green Tea Extracts
Green tea extracts are herbal derivatives from green tea leaves (Camellia sinensis) containing antioxidant ingredients – mainly green tea catechins (GTC). Green tea has been associated with a number of health benefits such as, in weight reduction, in lowering cholesterol, an aid in digestion, and protection against certain diseases like cancer.
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