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nutrient

1. any of the mineral substances that are absorbed by the roots of plants for nourishment
2. any substance that nourishes an organism
3. providing or contributing to nourishment

nutrient

[′nü·trē·ənt]
(biology)
Providing nourishment.
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Each year, new food-nutrient profiles are added to the database, and existing nutrient profiles are updated using data generated by USDA-ARS through its National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program and other collaborations, including with the food industry.
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There is a technology gap in nutrient recovery from the main treatment train.
If nutrient limitations cause plant growth to slow, as the new studies suggest, carbon dioxide may build up in Earth's atmosphere faster than scientists previously expected, says Reich.
That will lower nutrient content and cause other undesirable changes.
The modern diet consists of poor quality fats and genetically modified and highly refined nutrient deficient foods.
OMASUM The third stomach has many layers for absorbing nutrients.
The report also recognizes data gaps and identifies research needs related to more clearly understanding estuarine eutrophication, such as defining the relationship between nutrient inputs and toxic algal blooms, quantifying the effects of seasonal population, and better characterizing basic circulation patterns and the effects of climate change and weather patterns.
But the fat-substitute also reduces the body's absorption of carotenoids, nutrients found in carrots, sweet potatoes, green-leaf vegetables and some animal tissue: The FDA has asked the company to monitor consumers for adverse health reactions.
Canned and frozen produce is generally processed at its peak and may contain more nutrients than fresh produce.
Pfiesteria was a graphic reminder of what had been recognized by many for years - people must find ways to control the nutrients that forests once soaked up like a massive sponge.
Q: Which nutrients boost immunity in higher-than-USRDA doses?