Definition of nutrition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nutrition

 noun
noun
NAmE//nuˈtrɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the process by which living things receive the food necessary for them to grow and be healthy advice on diet and nutrition to study food science and nutrition Nutrition information is now provided on the back of most food products. Topic CollocationsDiet and Exerciseweight put on/gain/lose weight/a few pounds watch/control/struggle with your weight be/become seriously overweight/underweight be/become clinically/morbidly obese achieve/facilitate/promote/stimulate weight loss slim down to 160 pounds combat/prevent/tackle/treat obesity develop/have/suffer from/struggle with/recover from anorexia/bulimia/an eating disorder be on/go on/follow a crash/strict diet have/suffer from a negative/distorted body image have/develop a positive/healthy/realistic body imagehealthy eating eat a balanced diet/healthily/well get/provide/receive adequate/proper nutrition contain/get/provide essential nutrients/vitamins/minerals be high/low in calories/fat/fiber/protein/vitamin D/Omega-3 fatty acids/trans-fats contain (no)/use/be full of/be free from additives/chemical preservatives/artificial sweeteners/high-fructose corn syrup avoid/cut down on/cut out alcohol/caffeine/fatty foods stop/quit smokingexercise get regular exercise do moderate/strenuous/vigorous exercise play football/hockey/tennis/soccer go jogging/running go to/visit/hit/work out at the gym strengthen/tone/train your stomach muscles contract/relax/stretch/use/work your lower-body muscles build (up)/gain muscle improve/increase your stamina/energy levels/physical fitness burn/consume/expend caloriesstaying healthy be/get/keep/stay healthy/in shape lower your cholesterol/blood pressure boost/stimulate/strengthen your immune system prevent/reduce the risk of heart disease/high blood pressure/diabetes/osteoporosis reduce/relieve/manage/combat stress enhance/promote relaxation/physical and mental well-being compare malnutrition
nutritional
 
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NAmE//nuˈtrɪʃənl//
 
(nutritive
 
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adjective the nutritional value of milk
nutritionally
 
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NAmE//nuˈtrɪʃənəli//
 
adverb a nutritionally balanced menu
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