nutrient dense

nu·tri·ent dense

(nūtrē-ĕnt dens)
Denotes foods providing a higher nutrient value in relationship to calories than other foods.

nutrient dense,

adj describes the ratio of beneficial chemicals to the number of calories in food when nutrient content is greater.
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Responds to demand for "most nutrient dense botanical on earth"
ISLAMABAD -- The pomegranate a nutrient dense, antioxidant rich fruit revered as a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life offers protection against heart disease and cancer, said a report.
Wonderful Almonds, meanwhile, are cholesterol-and gluten-free, antioxidant rich, nutrient dense, heart healthy, low in saturated fat, and contain Vitamin E.
It's for that last element that "Digestive Health with REAL Food: A Practical Guide to an Anti-Inflammatory, Nutrient Dense Diet for IBS & Other Digestive Issues" will prove to be an invaluable culinary reference.
The ability to identify affordable, nutrient dense vegetables is important to families focused on stretching their food dollar as well as government policy makers looking to balance nutrition and economics for food programs such as the school lunch program and WIC," lead researcher Adam Drewnowski, PhD said.
The line is nutrient dense and a good source of energy, providing 6 to 7 grams of protein per serving and at least five vitamins and minerals, depending on variety.
After reviewing the effect of government regulation on sports nutrition and the psychology of supplementation, this textbook synthesizes recent research findings on nutrient dense food and fluid ingestion and describes specialized nutritional strategies for a wide range of athletes.
However, the Naturally Nutrient Rich scheme appears to be a promising tool to help identify foods that are nutrient dense.
Mrs Hodgson, MP for Gateshead East and Washington West, said: "Cheese is a natural, safe, nutrient dense product that we have eaten for hundreds of years.
Mrs Hodgson, MP for Gateshead East and Washington West , said: "Cheese is a natural, safe, nutrient dense product that we have eaten for hundreds of years.
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The Super Berry flavor contains the health-promoting properties of berries and antioxidants; Super Seagreens offers the blood-cleansing, nutrient-rich properties of the most nutrient dense greens; and Double Chocolate is coated with a low-glycemic layer of chocolate.