nourish verb definition in Healthy eating habits topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

nourish

 verb: Healthy eating habits topic
nourish somebody/something to keep a person, an animal or a plant alive and healthy with food, etc. All the children were well nourished and in good physical condition. Most plants are nourished by water drawn up through their roots. a lotion containing almond extract to nourish and revitalize the skin