Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 3

Nutraceuticals for Molecular level Obesity Management; A Review of Its Possible Role on Obesity’s Metabolic Consequences and Obesity Management

Mohammad Nadeem Khan1* and Praveen Chandra Dubey2

1Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Sri Aurobindo University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
2Chairman SEAC, Government of Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Madhya Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Mohammad Nadeem Khan, Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Sri Aurobindo University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Received: February 28, 2024; Published: March 10, 2024


The rising global prevalence of obesity has led to increased research interest in novel strategies for its management. This review explores the potential role of nutraceuticals in mitigating obesity's metabolic consequences at the molecular level. Nutraceuticals, bioactive compounds derived from food, have shown promise in modulating various pathways associated with obesity, including inflammation, lipid metabolism, and insulin sensitivity. The metabolic consequences of obesity encompass a spectrum of disturbances, including insulin resistance, chronic inflammation, dyslipidemia, and oxidative stress. Nutraceuticals offer a unique approach by targeting these pathways at the molecular level. For instance, green tea extract containing epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) has demonstrated potential in enhancing fat oxidation and metabolic rate. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil exhibit anti-inflammatory effects, addressing one of the key metabolic consequences of obesity. Formulating stable and high-quality supplements is paramount to ensuring consistent efficacy. Moreover, a personalized approach considering individual variations in response to nutraceuticals may enhance outcomes. Identifying specific strains of probiotics with proven efficacy in modulating gut microbiota, a key player in metabolic health, is crucial. Additionally, combinations of nutraceuticals that target multiple pathways simultaneously may have synergistic effects, providing a comprehensive approach to reducing the metabolic consequences of obesity. It is essential to emphasize that nutraceuticals should be viewed as complementary to lifestyle interventions, including a balanced diet and regular physical activity. Further research and clinical studies are warranted to validate the efficacy and safety of nutraceutical interventions, paving the way for more targeted and personalized approaches to obesity management.

Keywords: Functional Foods; Bioactive Compounds; Weight Management; Obesity; Metabolic Consequences; Thermogenesis; Appetite Regulation; Fat Metabolism; Blood Glucose; Inflammation; Gut Microbiota; Antioxidants; Hormonal Regulation


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Citation: Mohammad Nadeem Khan and Praveen Chandra Dubey. “Nutraceuticals for Molecular level Obesity Management; A Review of Its Possible Role on Obesity’s Metabolic Consequences and Obesity Management".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 8.3 (2024): 27-28.


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