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What is the definition of source

The food a nutrient is found in

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Definition of function

The job a nutrient has in the body

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Definition of diet

The food we eat on a day to day basis

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Definition of Nutrient

A substance found in food that has a specific function in the body

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Definition of deficiency

Not getting enough of a nutrient

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Definition of excess

Getting to much of a nutrient

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Definition of Food

Anything we eat or drink

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Definition of Nutrition

The study of food and its effects on the body

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Definition of GP

First point of contact of patients with health concerns. Carries out tests on which the patient’s symptoms are

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Definition of Dietician

Gives advice about your diet. Carries out research on the effect food has on the body

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Definition of specialist nurse

Works alongside a doctor. Monitors and advises patients.