Nutraceutical and Nutrition Research Centre (NNRC)

Address of the Research Centre Faculty of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, Gnanagangothri Campus, M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences
Mission of the Research Centre We are committed to pursue research and development activities on nutraceuticals to reduce malnourishment and promotion of general health for all age groups using local crops and herbs
Research Goals of the Centre
  • To explore and investigate the health benefits in local crops and herbs for incorporation in Functional Foods
  • To pursue research on nanotechnological intervention for the development of fortified and enriched organoleptically acceptable food and beverage products with immune boosting, prophylactic and therepeutic benefits
  • To develop polyherbal or multi-nutrient supplements for different age groups
  • To create awareness on the use of Neutraceuticals in the reduction of malnourishment and promotion of general health for all age groups
  • To transfer technologies developed for commercialization and entrepreneurship
  • To dessiminate knowledge on concepts and emerging practices of fortified food and healthy menus
Head of the Research Centre
Name with Qualification
Mrs. Priya Arjun, DHMCT
Assoc. Professor and Head, Dept. of Food and Beverage Service, FHMCT
Email ID:
Mobile No.: +91 - 99025 57031
Research Groups Fortified Food Healthy Menus Technologies for Neutraceuticals
1 Development of Desserts made with Annona Muricata and its Chemotherapeutic Potential Development of Menus for Pediatric Dentistry Nanotechnological Approaches for Nutraceuticals
2 Study of Garlic as a Medicine or Food
3 Development of Millet Products Fortified with Iron
4 Development of Jellies using whey Fortified with Fruit Pulp and Herbal Extracts
5 Development of Products that could Increase the Availabilty of Vit B12 and Vit D3
6 Development of Food Products Fortified with Calcium
7 Development of Products that Provide Nutrients in the Natural form to People who are Malnourished due to Lifestyle Constraints
8 Development of Products that Enhance the Metabolic Activities of the Body

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