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International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Fenugreek seeds based functional foods: A review


Sujata Banik, Sagarika Mandal, Indrajit Karmakar, Krishnenedu Biswas and Saheli Ghosal


Several illnesses affecting humans are progressing much more quickly due to modern lifestyle choices, eating habits, stress, environmental variables, and extensive use of synthetic chemicals in food processing and agriculture. Worldwide, researchers have been searching for natural therapeutics that can be utilized to either treat or postpone the onset of various lifestyle-related illnesses. Due to the presence of various bioactive chemicals, several different kinds of medicinal plants have demonstrated the potential to be commonly used in therapies. One of these, fenugreek, is a significant herb that has gained international recognition from numerous scientists as an essential therapeutic plant. Numerous studies have shown this herb to be effective in treating conditions like cancer, high cholesterol, diabetes, and inflammation. Due to their therapeutic properties, the extracts/powders from various fenugreek sections have been successfully used in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
In light of this, the current review aims to emphasize the significant nutritional advantages and therapeutic uses of fenugreek as a potent therapeutic agent against many disorders.

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How to cite this article:
Sujata Banik, Sagarika Mandal, Indrajit Karmakar, Krishnenedu Biswas and Saheli Ghosal. Fenugreek seeds based functional foods: A review. Int. J. Agric. Food Sci. 2024;6(1):53-57. DOI: 10.33545/2664844X.2024.v6.i1a.167
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