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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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.
Schaller JP, Buck RH and R Rueda Ribonucleotides: conditionally essential nutrients shown to enhance immune function and reduce diarrheal disease in infants.
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.
Supplemental conditionally essential nutrients in cardiovascular disease therapy.