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Nutrition terms you should know

Nutrition: The process by which the body draws nutrients from food and uses them for body functions. Calorie: It is a unit of energy. In human body, it represents the amount of energy provided by food and spent by activity. Calories not used as energy are converted into fat and stored in the body. Metabolism: It is a term used to describe the production and use of energy by the body to perform body functions. It is a two-part process: one part is called catabolism – when the body spends energy...