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nutrient

nooh tree uhnt

  • n  any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
  • n  any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis
  • s  of or providing nourishment

  • A growing body of evidence suggests that vitamin D may be a kind of wonder nutrient, playing a critical role in the prevention of diabetes, multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.
  • Centuries later, physicians in medieval Spain described the nutrient enema and the first bulb syringes.
  • Then they placed the tissues in nutrient-rich broth.
News & Articles

  • Amid Gitmo strike, ex-detainee tells of force-feeding
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 16, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot
  • Hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay now number 104
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 16, 2013 - Portland Press Herald
  • Amid Gitmo strike, ex-detainee tells of force-feed
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • David Ludwig in 13abc.com
    It really requires much more attention to avoid nutrient deficiencies,Ludwig said.
  • Ron Kind in Wisconsin Ag Connection
    The river plays a vital role in our economy and our quality of life in western Wisconsin, and increased sediment and nutrient flow into the Upper Basin poses a very serious threat to the long-term health of the entire Mississippi River system,...
  • James Hill in AFP
    The nutrient criteria Kellogg has adopted are based on a broad review of scientific reports and experts,said James Hill, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, in the statement from Kellogg.

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