essential dietary component

essential dietary component

Clinical nutrition
A required dietary component, without which a deficiency state develops; essential dietary components include water (1–2 litres/day), calories (2000–2800 kcal/day), carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and fibre.

essential dietary component

Essential nutrient Nutrition A required dietary component, without which a deficiency state develops EDCs Water–
1-2 L/day, calories–2000 to 3500 kcal/d, carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber. See Essential amino acids, Essential fatty acids, Fiber, Trace minerals, Vitamins.
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Carotenoids play an important role in nutrition (vitamin A), vision (retinal) and development (retinoic acid) and therefore this strain may provide a valuable source for boosting levels of this essential dietary component.
While certainly not an essential dietary component, alcohol intake belongs in this review as it is probably the best established dietary risk factor for breast cancer.
Although not an essential dietary component, silicon naturally occurs in foods as silicon dioxide (silica) and silicates, and is added as anti-caking and anti-foaming agents as silica, silicates and dimethylpolysiloxane; silicate-containing antacids are also widely used.
Folic acid and vitamin B12 are essential dietary components for human because they play a vital role in DNA synthesis.
Nepal has made significant progress in controlling micro-nutrient deficiencies of essential dietary components such as vitamin A, iron, and iodine.
it appeared that essential dietary components were readily available, housing was simple, quoUs were rarely demanding on time, mostly healthy and rarely stressed.

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