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Nutrition Glossary E - H

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


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.


One of the macronutrients.


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


Group of chemicals found in plants.

Free Radicals

Things that damage cells.

Genetically Modified Organism

Foods that have had their DNA altered.


Protein found in certain grains.

HDL Cholesterol

The good form of blood cholesterol.


Process to add texture to oils.
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