Nutrigenomics is a complex class of scientific applications in the field of nutrition. Nutrigenomics plays a crucial role in extending the use of nutraceuticals in the field of personal nutrition. A huge pool of scientific information is available about nutrigenomics, especially in the field of nutrigenomic technology. Expansion in the field of bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology, metabolomics, and proteomics are the major contributors for the growing use of nutrigenomics.
Nutraceuticals are used in dietary supplements and functional food. They hold promise for improved and optimal use of nutraceuticals for extended personalized nutrition. The major factors which will drive the growth of application of nutrigenomics in the field of nutraceuticals are the potential benefits of nutraceuticals for human health, the favorable role of regulatory bodies, and scientific and technological advancements.