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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

The word nonessential, as in nonessential nutrient, means that the nutrient is not required for growth and health.

 _____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “The word nonessential, as in nonessential nutrient, means that the nutrient is not required for growth and health” is true or false.

Introduction: Cholesterol and glucose are nonessential nutrients. Nonessential nutrients are present in food and consumed by the body, they do not have any important role in the daily diet. Excess amount of nonessential nutrients can affect the body and can lead to health problems.

Explanation

Nonessential nutrient is also important for growth and development of the body. They play a major role in body regulation. They are referred to as the nonessential because they are already present in the body and the requirement of nonessential is less as compared to the essential nutrients. Here, essential and non-essential refers whether they should be obtained from the diet or not...

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