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Nutrition can be defined as the science of food, beverages, and their components in biological systems. A nutrient is a compound that provides a needed function in the body. Nutrients can be further classified based on the amount needed in the body.

Nutrition by Nancy Guthrie, Ryan Morris, and Shuren Xu for the Pierce Open Pathway, Pierce College at Joint Base Lewis-McChord owes a great deal of our thanks to Brian Lindshield from...

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