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Health needs and the nutrients needed

Nutrient - a substance that is needed to keep a living thing alive and to help it to grow.
Carbohydrate - a substance such as sugar or that consists of , and . Carbohydrates in food provide the body with energy and heat.
Fat - animal and vegetable fats, when you are thinking of them as part of what a person eats.
Protein - a substance, found within all living things, that forms the structure of muscles, organs, etc. There are many different proteins and they are an essential part of what humans and animals eat to help them grow and stay healthy.
Fiber - the part of food that helps to keep a person healthy by keeping the working and moving other food quickly through the body.
Amino acid - any of the substances that combine to form the basic structure of .
Essential - completely necessary; extremely important in a particular situation or for a particular activity.
Synthesize - to produce a substance by means of chemical or processes.





Definition of nutrient from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of carbohydrate from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of fat (noun) from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of protein from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of fiber from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of amino acid from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of essential from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
Definition of synthesize from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary [ ]
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