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

- Nutrition is the science that interprets the nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease...
- Human nutrition deals with the provision of essential nutrients in food that are necessary to support human life and health. Poor nutrition is a chronic...
- 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...
- 118°17′31″W / 33.8572°N 118.2919°W / 33.8572; -118.2919 Herbalife Nutrition is a global multi-level marketing corporation that develops and sells...
- Plant nutrition is the study of the chemical elements and compounds necessary for plant growth, plant metabolism and their external supply. In its absence...
- malnutrition include anorexia nervosa and bariatric surgery. Efforts to improve nutrition are some of the most effective forms of development aid. Breastfeeding...
- Parenteral nutrition (PN) is the feeding of specialist nutritional products to a person intravenously, byp****ing the usual process of eating and digestion...
- Heterotrophic nutrition is a type of nutrition in which organisms depend upon other organisms for food to survive. Heterotrophic organisms have to take...
- Saprotrophic nutrition /sæprəˈtrɒfɪk, -proʊ-/ or lysotrophic nutrition is a process of chemoheterotrophic extracellular digestion involved in the processing...
- Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, often a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which is sold commercially as a food product. It is sold in the...
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