- noun the process of taking in the necessary food components to grow and remain healthy.
- noun nourishment or food which an animal eats
- The study of the food requirements of humans and animals in terms of quantity, quality and the content of protein, fat, carbohydrate, fibre, vitamins, mineral, and trace elements, etc.
- (written as Nutrition)Usually refers to the dietary materials necessary to support life.
- noun the study of the supply of nutrients to the body from digesting food