Foundation for Athletic Training & Applied Exercise Science Notes Gabriel Higerd 4

4 nutrient any substance in food that can be used for

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Unformatted text preview: at chronic disease 3. Nutrition = the study of the processes by which people take in, absorb, and utilize food and fluids. 4. Nutrient = any substance in food that can be used for energy, building tissue, or regulating functions 5. Energy = the capacity to do work (is commonly expressed as calories) 6. Calorie = a unit of heat used to express the energy value of food. 7. Esse...
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