essential nutrients

es·sen·tial nu·tri·ents

nutritional substances required for optimal health. These must be in the diet, because they are not formed metabolically within the body.

essential nutrients

the carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins, and water necessary for growth, normal function, and body maintenance. These substances must be supplied by food because most are not synthesized by the body in the quantities required for normal health.

es·sen·tial nu·tri·ents

(ĕ-senshăl nūtrē-ĕnts)
Dietary substances required for optimal health that must be consumed because they are not provided by the body.

es·sen·tial nu·tri·ents

(ĕ-senshăl nūtrē-ĕnts)
Dietary substances required for optimal health that must be consumed because they are not provided by the body.
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A good supplement ensures that you get adequate and measurable essential nutrients.
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, demonstrates a study led by Manish Arora, environmental scientist and dentist at the School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according to an innovative study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Hardy Nutritionals Essential Omegas is designed to be used in conjunction with Hardy Nutritionals Daily Essential Nutrients, a specialized multi-nutrient supplement that has been formulated specifically to address mood disorders.
Five recipes contained essential nutrients meeting minimum requirements for adult dogs set by the National Research Council.
Stress leads to a severe tension in the skin of the scalp and adversely affects the supply of essential nutrients required for the healthy growth of the hair.
These diets are designed to reduce the amount of work the kidneys have to do, while also providing all the essential nutrients that cats need.
The rejection by the European Parliament, on 16 June, of a colour-coding system informing European consumers of the content of essential nutrients in food (see Europolitics 4000) has disappointed the European Consumers' Organisation (BEUC), which had placed the issue at the top of its agenda.
Available in two variants--Restoring with Vitamin E and Moisture Retaining with Omegas 3 & 6--these freshly scented formulas deliver essential nutrients and hydrators, according to the company.
It has the essential nutrients A, B and E to keep the skin vibrant and healthy on an everyday basis.
Last September it became one of the first local education authorities in the UK to introduce big changes in school meals after a six-month review of existing provision identified the need to reduce pupils' consumption of fat, salt and sugar and increase their consumption of fruit, vegetables and other essential nutrients.
Avocados and most nuts (including spreads like peanut butter) contain monounsaturated fats, as well as many other essential nutrients, therefore making them healthy additions to your diet.