Document Type : Review Article



As nowadays the consumption of functional food providing essential nutrients for boosting the immunity should be correlated with scientific evidence providing standards that can be correlated for the community worldwide. Food fortification is a process which helps to improve public health and enhance the immunity of the population overall. As we all know that the phenolic compounds act as antioxidants, so processing byproducts from plant sources particularly rich in number of essential elements can be used as value-added ingredients for application in food supplements for overcoming the health problems worldwide. The purpose of this review is to identify and study the importance of food fortification and importance of nutraceuticals for their efficacy and effectiveness in India and over the world for improving the health.