Day: October 28, 2019


Nutrition, nutrients, food and diet. A balanced diet

Nutrition is the acquisition of energy and materials necessary to sustain life. Nutrition provides two basic needs of living organisms – the need for energy and the need for building materials, which are stored in the form of chemical compounds called nutrients. They can be organic, such as carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and vitamins, and inorganic, such as mineral […]

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