Nutrient

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Nutrient Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
  • of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"

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  • any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue

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Nutrient Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A nutrient is either a chemical element or compound used in an organism's metabolism or physiology. A nutrient is essential to an organism if it cannot be produced by the organism and must be obtained from a food source.

The following table gives an idea of what elements are essential for humans:



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* Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital. - Kelly Barton


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