nutritional supplement

A product that is added to the diet. A nutritional supplement is taken by mouth, and usually contains one or more dietary ingredients (including vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids, and enzymes). Also called dietary supplement.

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  • ACES (nutritional supplement) — Antioxidant supplements with varying amounts of carotene(s) for (pro) vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and Selenium are known by the acronym, ACES. The commercial ACES formulas are a first generation, high potency, combined antioxidant that vary… …   Wikipedia

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  • supplement — sup|ple|ment1 [ sʌplə,ment ] verb transitive ** to add something extra in order to improve something or make it bigger: Heat from the chimneys is pumped back in to supplement the heating system. supplement something with something: Our findings… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nutritional yeast — noun A pale yellow preparation of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Often used as a nutritional supplement and flavoring by vegetarians and vegans due to its high protein content and selection of B vitamins, most notably B12 …   Wiktionary

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  • supplement — ▪ I. supplement sup‧ple‧ment 1 [ˈsʌplment] verb [transitive] to add something to something to make it more successful, useful, or complete: • The acquisition will supplement their business strategy to produce higher margin products. • As the… …   Financial and business terms

  • supplement — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that is added ADJECTIVE ▪ useful, valuable ▪ colour/color (= a magazine that comes with a newspaper) (esp. BrE), magazine, newspaper, online, special …   Collocations dictionary

  • Nutritional Neuroscience — Poor diet in early childhood affects the amount of neurons in parts of the brain.[1] Nutritional neuroscience: is the scientific discipline that studies the role of various components of the average diet such as protein, carbohydrates, and fats,… …   Wikipedia

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