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Anorexia

The loss of appetite

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Aspiration

Breathing fluid, food, vomitus, or an object into the lungs

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Calorie

The fuel or energy value of food

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Cholesterol

A soft, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and al body cells

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Daily value

How a serving fits into the daily diet

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Dehydration

A decrease in the amount of water in body tissues

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Dysphagia

Difficulty swallowing

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Edema

Swelling of body tissues with water

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Graduate

A measuring container or fluid

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Intake

The amount of fluid taken in

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Nutrient

A substance that is ingested, digested, absorbed, and used by the body

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Nutrition

The process involved in the ingestion, digestion, absorption, and use of foods as fluids by the body

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Output

The amount of fluid lost