A Review on Neuronutrition

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.DR-1454    | Article Id: DR-1454 | Page : 128-133
Citation :- A Review on Neuronutrition.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2019.(38):128-133
Aruthra Devi, Rita Narayanan aruthrafpe@gmail.com
Address : M. tech Food Technology, College of Food and Dairy Technology, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Submitted Date : 29-05-2019
Accepted Date : 9-08-2019

Abstract

Nutrition is a basic human need and a prerequisite to a healthy life. Since it is bonded with food, it is essential to advocate nutrition in terms of food. A proper diet is important from the very early stages (gestation period) of life for proper growth and development. Neuronutrition portrays how food affects the brain and its function. Brain is where the performances begin and end. It monitors and controls all the energy metabolism of the body and it never stops working. Neuronutrition is the nutrition needed to achieve healthy brain and good neurocognitive function. Dietary manipulations are a viable strategy for enhancing cognitive abilities and protecting the brain from damage. No single food is key to good brain health but rather a combination of food. Neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, mental fatigue, and memory problems are prevalent across the world, and this opens the door to provide tailormade products which cater to consumer's desire for better neuronutrition.

Keywords

Neurocognitive function Neurofood Neuronutrition Nutrition

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