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Judith E. Brown
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Textbook Problem

Nutrition is defined as “the study of foods, their nutrients and other chemical constituents, and the effects that food constituents have on health.”

 _____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Nutrition is defined as ‘the study of foods, their nutrients and other chemical constituents, and the effects that food constituents have on health’” is true or false.

Introduction: Nutrition is the term that deals with the interaction of substances related to the food that helps in maintenance, growth, reproduction, health, and disease of an organism. This involves food intake, absorption, biosynthesis, catabolism, and excretion.

Answer

Correct answer: The statement is true.

Explanation

Nutrition is defined as the “study of foods”, and it deals with the other substances in the food. Nutrition completes the requirements of the organisms and cells where it is required for sustenance including growth, reproduction, health, and disease conditions.

Hence, the statement is true.

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