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intake

Engineering the opening through which fluid enters a duct or channel, esp the air inlet of a jet engine

intake

[′in‚tāk]
(engineering)
An entrance for air, water, fuel, or other fluid, or the amount of such fluid taken in.
A main passage for air in a mine.
(hydrology)

intake

An opening through which water or air (or any other fluid) enters a system, chamber, plenum, pipe, or machine. Also see outside-air intake.

intake

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An air inlet to the propulsion or the internal system of an aircraft. Short for air intake or air inlet.
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Outside of North America and most of Europe, particularly Northern Europe, there is lower intake than there should be for good bone health," said study lead author Ethan Balk.
In a study involving 135,000 individuals from 18 low-, middle- and high-income countries, the findings show that a high fat intake appears to be associated with a lower risk of premature deaths by any cause, while a high carbohydrate diet, typical of the Filipino diet, is associated with a worse long-term outcome.
The researchers also found that people in the study who had higher intakes of potassium, calcium and magnesium exhibited lower blood pressure over the long term.
Some other studies have shown a high average energy intake of celiac patients, with more carbohydrate and low fat intakes as compared with controls.
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sup][6] Most importantly, to our knowledge, no studies have been conducted to compare the current nutrition status of Chinese pregnant women with the latest Chinese Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) 2013.
We have solid evidence that keeping intake of free sugars to less than 10% of total energy intake reduces the risk of overweight, obesity and tooth decay," said Dr.
Sodium intake has become a hot topic as public policymakers address regulatory proposals aimed at lowering the amounts in foods.
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The aim of this review was to summarise evidence on the association between intake of dietary sugars and body weight in adults and children.
Often, it is relatively simple to shield air intakes from snow and rain ingress.
Conclusions: Malaysian students had relatively low frequencies of food intakes but there was still an association between frequency of between-meal snacks and caries rates, as in Western countries.