Nutrition Chapter 1
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medically, any substance that the body can take in an assimilate that will enable it to stay alive and to grow
the study of the nurients in foods and in the body; sometimes also the study of human behaviors related to food
the foods (including beverages) a person usually eats and drinks
component of food that are indespensable to the body's functioning. They provide energy, serve as building material, help maintain or repair body parts, and support growth.
any condition caused by excess or deficient food energy or nutrient intake or by an imbalane of nutrient. Nutrient or energy deficiencies are forms of undernutrition
long-duration degenerative diseases characterized by deterioration of the body organs.
the full complement of genetic information in teh chromosomes of a cell
units of a cell's inheritance
cause of death related to nutritoion
- Heart desease
- Diabetes mellitus
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