[ UK /njuːtɹˈɪʃən/ ]
[ US /nuˈtɹɪʃən/ ]
  1. (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
  2. a source of materials to nourish the body
  3. the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans)
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How To Use nutrition In A Sentence

  • For years some doctors and nutritionists have touted biotin, a B-complex vitamin, for treating dry skin and brittle hair and nails.
  • There is also a small genus of orchids, called coralroots, that obtains the majority of its nutrition from a mycorrhizal association with soil fungi.
  • Forty per cent of the population is suffering from malnutrition.
  • If you want the greatest nutritional value from your corn, how should you eat it: raw, quickly steamed or thoroughly cooked?
  • Handa and Autar Mattoo, a research plant physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and collaborator in the research, had shown earlier that polyamines such as spermidine and spermine enhance nutritional and processing quality of tomato fruits. RedOrbit News - Technology
  • ABC of agrobiology; the quantitative science of plant life and plant nutrition for gardeners, farmers and general readers.
  • Such a child will rapidly thrive once an appropriate nutritional diet is provided.
  • Nutritionally deprived children experience more health problems than food-secure children including anemia, weight loss, colds, and infections.
  • Nutritionally speaking, tempeh is very similar to tofu.
  • A certain nutrition and health function of transgenic metallothionein mushroom on ICR mice was studied in this paper.
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