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Nutrition is the science that deals with food and how the body uses it
Nutrition is the science that deals with food and how the body uses it
Nutrition is the science that deals with food and how the body uses it. All living things need food to live. The food supplies energy, which people need to perform certain actions. Food also provides substances that the body needs to build and repair its tissues and to regulate its organs and organ systems. Food provides certain chemical substances needed in order for a person to maintain good health. These chemical substances are called nutrients. Nutrients can perform three important function
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Heart Disease
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Exercise Prescription
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Nutrition Assignment
Nutrition Assignment
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Nutrition and You
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DIET
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Organic Compounds
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Nutrition
Nutrition
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In the United States in 1995 alone 43063 died from breast cancer It is
In the United States in 1995 alone 43063 died from breast cancer It is
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Nutrition
Nutrition
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Some people believe that our ancestors have always eaten meat so we sh
Some people believe that our ancestors have always eaten meat so we sh
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Reasons For Being Vegetarian
Reasons For Being Vegetarian
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Vegetarianism
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Dietary Guidelines for North Americans and Suggestions for Food Choice
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How Nutrients Get in and Wastes Out
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Hemp
Hemp
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