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Nutrition Glossary E - H

Nutrition glossary items that begin with the letters E - H.

Enzyme

Substances that assist chemical reactions.

Essential Amino Acids

Building blocks of protein you need to get from your diet.

Essential Fatty Acid

Fats that must come from your diet.

Fast Foods

Meals that are quickly prepared and served.

Fats

One of the macronutrients.

Fiber

Parts of plant-based foods we don't digest.

Flavonoids

Group of chemicals found in plants.

Free Radicals

Things that damage cells.

Genetically Modified Organism

Foods that have had their DNA altered.

Gluten

Protein found in certain grains.

HDL Cholesterol

The good form of blood cholesterol.

Hydrogenation

Process to add texture to oils.
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