Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or providing nutrition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to nutrition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to nutrition as a physiological function; connected with the process of nutrition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or providing nutrition

Etymologies

nutrition +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • However, there is more than a tenfold difference between the ketone levels seen in ketoacidosis and those achieved with a carbohydrate-restricted diet, which we call nutritional ketosis.

    THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU

  • FRANKEN: What I generally write is what I call nutritional candy.

    CNN Transcript Oct 26, 2005

  • The trouble is that the claims can be misleading and dance on the edge of the facts what I call nutritional pseudoveracity.

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  • We have this kind of 'hidden hunger', almost pervasive in poorer communities where it's easy to fill the hole in one's belly with low-nutrient, cheap, empty-calorie foods to satisfy one's hunger now, but not meet the body's long-term nutritional needs.

    Alarm as corporate giants target developing countries

  • I coached high school boys for five years, and the main nutritional problem is they eat way too much junk food, not the kind of diet that nourishes good, healthy running.

    Q&A: New momentum for 'Young Runners'

  • Though these buns are high in nutritional value, they aren't precisely "healthy" because of the rich, full-fat yogurt (mine had 15g of fat per 175g!) and creamy butter.

    Tangy, Tasty Buns for BBD #20

  • Certain nutritional disorders and deficiencies cause the tongue to lose these bumps, and the tongue becomes very smooth and glassy.

    Joan Liebmann-Smith, PhD and Jacqueline Egan: Baby Health Quiz: 6 Questions to Test Your Knowledge

  • Two dishes might have the same calories, but vary widely in nutritional quality; or vice versa.

    David Katz, M.D.: Why Calorie Posting Isn't Enough

  • The finding implies an extraordinary improvement in nutritional well-being among the poor in the last century that has not been captured by our income estimates.

    Poverty: It's All Relative

  • Find a FAQ about the 2008 food price crisis, relevant periodical publications (such as on crop prospects), photo gallery, region and country reports, satellite imagery of countries in nutritional crisis, and policy recommendations (Librarians 'Internet Index)

    New on the Net-October 2008

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