Master of Science
Nutraceuticals | M.Sc.(Nutra)
This two-years master’s program in Nutraceuticals trains the students for all facets of Nutraceutical industry. It teaches them to choose the raw material, analyze its suitability on the basis of its chemical profile, and trace of contaminants.
Use of different techniques gives them a way to manufacture Nutraceutical supplements without losing their nutritional values. An extensive knowledge about food laws, patents, consumer behaviour makes them thorough about the sustainability and growth of these Nutraceuticals in the international market. The comprehensive syllabus gives the students a chance to understand the biochemistry of what we eat, how it gets metabolized and affects the physiology, along with the dietary adjuvants under normal and disease conditions. Considering Man’s age old battle with Cancer, and the challenge of staying healthy with current life style, it is a must one start looking in to nutrition in a wiser way. This program brings together the knowledge about food and nutrition from all disciplines of science. The practical training at different renowned industries also helps them to choose one aspect and excel in it. It is said, “What We Eat, We Become”. Man has come a long way from being just an organism who feeds to survive, to the most dominant species on this planet. Man’s ability to understand the link between different events, and then apply this information for a better outcome is one prominent reason behind this progress. The M.Sc. Nutraceutical program offers an opportunity to get a glimpse of traditional Ayurveda and then make sense of its mode of action using modern technology. Being able to bridge these gaps will one day enable man to drive away diseases and have a healthy lifestyle based only on FOOD.