nutrition

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun the process of taking in the necessary food components to grow and remain healthy.
  • noun nourishment or food which an animal eats

Food

  • 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.

Health Economics

  • (written as Nutrition)
    Usually refers to the dietary materials necessary to support life.

Medical

  • noun the study of the supply of nutrients to the body from digesting food
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