Definition of Nutrition. Meaning of Nutrition. Synonyms of Nutrition

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Definition of Nutrition

Nutrition
Nutrition Nu*tri"tion, n. [Cf. F. nutrition. See Nutritious.] 1. (Physiol.) In the broadest sense, a process or series of processes by which the living organism as a whole (or its component parts or organs) is maintained in its normal condition of life and growth. Note: In this wide sense it comprehends digestion, absorption, circulation, assimilation, etc., in fact all of the steps by which the nutritive matter of the food is fitted for incorporation with the different tissues, and the changes which it undergoes after its assimilation, prior to its excretion. See Metabolism. 2. (Physiol.) In a more limited sense, the process by which the living tissues take up, from the blood, matters necessary either for their repair or for the performance of their healthy functions. 3. That which nourishes; nutriment. Fixed like a plant, on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot. --Pope.

Meaning of Nutrition from wikipedia

- science that studies the physiological process of nutrition is called nutritional science (also nutrition science). Organisms primarily provide themselves...
- Human nutrition deals with the provision of essential nutrients in food that are necessary to support human life and good health. Poor nutrition is a chronic...
- Saprotrophic nutrition /sæprəˈtrɒfɪk, -proʊ-/ or lysotrophic nutrition is a process of chemoheterotrophic extracellular digestion involved in the processing...
- Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), WHO reference 1995, Obesity Task Force (IOTF)...
- Parenteral nutrition (PN) is the feeding of nutritional products to a person intravenously, byp****ing the usual process of eating and digestion. The products...
- Heterotrophic nutrition is a mode of nutrition in which organisms depend upon other organisms for food to survive. They can't make their own food like...
- 118°17′31″W / 33.8572°N 118.2919°W / 33.8572; -118.2919 Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. is a global multi-level marketing (MLM) corporation that develops...
- In nutrition, diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism. The word diet often implies the use of specific intake of nutrition for health...
- Holozoic nutrition (Gr****: holo-whole ; zoikos-of animals) is a type of heterotrophic nutrition that is characterized by the internalization (ingestion)...
- The nutrition facts label (also known as the nutrition information panel, and other slight variations) is a label required on most packaged food in many...