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Nutraceuticals for Camelids

  • Tarun K. Gahlot
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Abstract

Nutraceuticals are becoming increasingly popular within the veterinary profession and are popularly used in camelids as dietary supplements for improving health, preventing disease, and providing nutritional supplementation. Camel milk is among such dietary supplement with profound nutraceutical values. About 16 active nutraceuticals have been identified and discussed. These are galactolipid natural emulsifiers; natural tocotrienol antioxidants; oat-derived beta glucans; phospholipids; bioavailable trace and macro minerals; nanotechnology components and simple sugars “oligosaccharides”; natural buffering and yeast cultures; omega-3 fatty acids; prebiotics; vitamin D3, phosphorus, calcium, and yeast cultures; digestible milk proteins; glutamic acid; methylsulfonylmethane (MSM); microscopic toxin binder; nucleotides; and vitamin C. Nutraceutical supplementation improves cartilaginous health within the joint as well as maintains the skin and hair coat quality. These have a profoundly beneficial impact on the health of the body, and antioxidant compounds may help in the prevention of cancer.

Keywords

Camelids Nutraceuticals Galactolipid natural emulsifiers Tocotrienol antioxidants Oat-derived beta glucans Phospholipids Bioavailable trace and macro minerals Oligosaccharides Omega-3 fatty acids Prebiotics Vit. D3 Phosphorus Calcium and yeast cultures Digestible milk proteins Glutamic acid MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) Microscopic toxin binder Nucleotides and vitamin C 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tarun K. Gahlot
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  1. 1.Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal SciencesBikanerIndia

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