nutrient dense

nu·tri·ent dense

(nūtrē-ĕnt dens)
Denotes foods providing a higher nutrient value in relationship to calories than other foods.
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Slimming - Because soups are nutrient dense, they make you feel full while still being low in calories.
Milk and dairy products as nutrient dense sources of macro and micronutrients play a key role in healthy human nutrition and development throughout life, especially in early age and childhood.
"They are low in calories, nutrient dense, and there's so much variety."
Buck Bone Organics (BBO) (, a leading provider in all-natural deer and elk antler dog chews has raised the bar once again by developing a nutrient dense product never-before-seen on the market.
The dressing is more nutrient dense with the use of the dairy carrier,' says Canterbury, who is also a teaching assistant in the Consumer Science Department.
Elaborating his stance on nutrient dense food, he reiterated that
Elaborating his stance on nutrient dense food, he reiterated that choice must be based on whole grains, vegetables, fruits, pulses and dairy products and options rich in fiber.
According to Under 500, the menu has been designed to be healthy, in the style of home-made cooking, and to "incorporate nutrient dense ingredients."
"Smoothies have grown in popularity over the last few years, offering a nutrient dense way for people to consume their daily recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables.
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.