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PROCESS BY WHICH LARGE MOLECULES ARE BROKEN DOWN INTO SMALLER MOLECULES TO MAKE ENERGY AVAILABLE TO THE ORGANISM
PROCESS OF CONVERTING FOOD INTO CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES THAT CAN BE ABSORBED INTO THE BLOOD AND UTILIZED BY BODY TISSUE
BMI Body Mass Index
uses height and weight to estimate fat values at which the risk for diseases increases
a conditon occuring in infants and young children soon after weaning from breast milk, due to severe protein deficiency
a disorder of nutrition related to unbalanced diet, malabsorption, or lack of assimilation of nutrients
biochemical substances used by the body that must be supplied in adequate amounts from food consumed
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