/nju:'trɪʃn; [US] nu:-; nu`trɪʃən/
1 (process of giving and receiving) nourishment; food 营养; 滋养; 食物
*adequate nutrition of the body 身体需要的充足的营养
* This food provides all the nutrition your dog needs. 本食品含有狗所必需的一切营养.
2 the study of human diet 营养学
*a number of books on nutrition 若干本营养学的书.
1500-1600; Language: Old French;Origin:Late Latin
nutritio, from Latin
the process of giving or getting the right type of food for good health and growth
→malnutrition Nutrition and exercise are essential to fitness and health. a nutrition expertpoor/good nutrition Poor nutrition can cause heart disease in later life.
the science that deals with the effects of food, vitamins
etc on people's health
1. The nutrition is very important. 营养是很重要的.