Nitrition is the science that deals with the interaction of nutrients
and other substances present in food. Nutrition is the basic need of an
oraganism for growth and development, it includes food intake ,
absorbtion , assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.
Nutrition may refer to the requirements of an organism including
nutritional substances delivered via an interavenous or intragastric.
Nutritional science deals with the breaking down of the food which is
known as catabolism and forming up of the tissues and cell which is
known as anabolism. Combination of catabolism and anabolism forms
Food- Food is that which is consumed by every living organism to get
nutritional support. Food cointains essential nutrients such as
Micronutrients and Macronutrients. Micronutrients includes vitamins and
minerals whereas macronutrients include carbohydrates, fats, protein
which are required in larger amounts as compared to micronutrients.
- Nutritional epidemiology and malnutrition
- Epidemology of malnutrition