Nutrition is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary to support life. We get our nutrition from many sources like carbohydrates, fiber, fat, essential fatty acids, protein, and minerals. There are other parts of nutrition as well like, antioxidants, phytochemicals, and intestinal bacterial flora.
Nutrition (also called nourishment or aliment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet. The diet of an organism is what it eats, which is largely determined by the perceived palatability of foods. Dietitians are health professionals who specialize in human nutrition, meal planning, economics, and preparation. They are trained to provide safe, evidence-based dietary advice and management to individuals (in health and disease), as well as to institutions. Clinical nutritionists are health professionals who focus more specifically on the role of nutrition in chronic disease, including possible prevention or remediation by addressing nutritional deficiencies before resorting to drugs.
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