conditionally essential nutrients

conditionally essential nutrients

nutrients that must be supplied to the body only under special conditions, such as stress, illness, or aging.
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It is rich in essential amino acids, vital lipid components, minerals and vitamins, but also in conditionally essential nutrients such as nucleotides and taurine, which may be in short supply and therefore can be of therapeutic value (for example for pain reduction, anti-ischemic protection or immunostimulation) in several disease situations [6,12,13].
Comparing plant and animal foods more generally, it can be seen that children normally need a combination of animal foods and plant foods in order to cover their requirements for all micronutrients and all conditionally essential nutrients.
Several animal foods, but not all, can also be important sources of various conditionally essential nutrients, such as nucleic acids and taurine, and of lipid components such as long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, myo-inositol and choline.
They are also good sources of lipid components such as long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and choline, and of conditionally essential nutrients such as nucleotides, taurine and carnitine.
Supplemental conditionally essential nutrients in cardiovascular disease therapy.