food

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Any material, including water, that provides the nutritive requirements of an organism to maintain growth and physical well-being. For humans, food includes carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.
SEE: carbohydrate; SEE: digestion; SEE: fat(2); SEE: nutrition; SEE: protein; SEE: stomach

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