from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Providing nourishment; nourishing.
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- adj. Providing nutrients; healthy to eat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Nourishing; promoting growth, or preventing decay; alimental.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Containing or contributing nutriment or nourishment; capable of promoting the growth or repairing the waste of organic bodies; nourishing: as, nutritious substances; nutritious food.
- Synonyms See list under nourishing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or providing nourishment
The peanut residue, which remains quite nutritious, is pressed into cakes and fed to cattle (who also live in the heart of town with their owners).
•Find comfort in nutritious versions of your favorite foods.
The acronym stands for Women, Infants and Children; it is a governmentally funded voucher program with which low income mothers can obtain nutritious food for themselves (particularly if they are nursing mothers), their babies and toddlers.
Defending the use of the word nutritious'', Coca-Cola said the product contained
The food and beverage giant last year indicated it would stick to collaborative deals and alliances to reach its goal of nearly tripling annual sales of so-called nutritious and functional foods.
LONDON — Britain s ad regulator says Vitaminwater has too much sugar to be accurately described as nutritious and has ordered owner Coca-Cola to stop running...
LONDON — Britain's ad regulator says Vitaminwater has too much sugar to be accurately described as nutritious and has ordered owner Coca-Cola to stop running advertisements carrying the claim.
Food, however nutritious, which is too quickly digested, is soon followed by a sense of hunger and emptiness, and consequent sinking and debility.
Coke's Vitaminwater claims misleading BRITAIN'S ad regulator says Vitaminwater has too much sugar to be accurately described as nutritious and has ordered owner Coca-Cola to stop running advertisements carrying the claim.
It soon became infamous as the Froot Loops label because it allowed sugar-laden cereals and Cracker Jack to be called nutritious.