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Flashcards - Providing Nutritional Care

Flashcards - Providing Nutritional Care
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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus
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Diverticulosis
Diverticulosis is the condition of having diverticula in the colon that are not inflamed
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celiac disease
Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is an autoimmune disorder affecting primarily the small intestine that occurs in people who are genetically predisposed
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glycogen
Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi
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Glucose
Glucose is a sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6
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Glucose
Glucose is a sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6
glycogen
Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi
celiac disease
Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is an autoimmune disorder affecting primarily the small intestine that occurs in people who are genetically predisposed
Diverticulosis
Diverticulosis is the condition of having diverticula in the colon that are not inflamed
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus
empty calories
In human nutrition, the term empty calories applies to food such as solid fats and/or added sugars supplying food energy but little or no other nutrition
food allergy
A food allergy is an abnormal immune response to food
exercise
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness
micronutrients
Micronutrients are nutrients required by organisms throughout life in small quantities to orchestrate a range of physiological functions
phytochemicals
Phytochemicals are chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants
Irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome is a group of symptoms-including abdominal pain and changes in the pattern of bowel movements without any evidence of underlying damage

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