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nutrition

noun [U] uk   /njuːˈtrɪʃ.ən/ us    /nuː-/
C1 the substances that you take into your body as food and the way that they influence your health: Good nutrition is essential if patients are to make a quick recovery. improvements in nutrition the process of taking in and using food, or the scientific study of this: She's a professor of nutrition at Columbia University.
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