Nutrition and Foods

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 metabolisim. 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.
  • Diet and appetite
  • Nutritional epidemiology and malnutrition
  • Epidemology of malnutrition
  • Malnutrition management
  • Acute malnutrition
  • Food supply

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