Open access OMICS International Publishing Group aimed to provide the readers a barrier free flow of research work and conceptualized knowledge through online. To speed up the pace of scientific innovations, discovery, quality enriched education system and increase the global economy, open access is a key to success in dissemination of knowledge to world community.
Vitamins & Minerals is one such open access journal from OMICS Group, publishing the research, review, case reports, short commentaries and editorials pertaining to the field of nutrition sciences on quarterly basis for its readers. Today in the field of competition, quality of articles publishing in the journal per issue is very important with a rapid peer review process. Vitamins and Minerals journal trying to bring such quality in the articles published per issue with its broader conceptualized editorial board and with the expertise reviewers.
Mangiferin is a nutraceutical, a polyphenolic ingredient extracted from the stem bark and leaves of Mango tree (Mangifera indica L.), a tropical fruit-bearing plant, with a spate of purported beneficial health effects. It is widely used in Latin America and the Caribbean region for protection against chronic disorders and treatment of acute ailments. Reported benefits of mangiferin range from antioxidant, antiinfectious, antidiabetic, antiatherosclerotic, and cardiovascular effects to enhanced cognitive brain function. Mangiferin shows exceptional antioxidant activity, stronger than cinnamon, and hepatoprotective activity against free radical-induced liver injury in the mouse in vivo.
Last date updated on June, 2014