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Nursing Resources: Nutrition
Provides basic information for the nursing program
Salem Health Nutrition
Salem Press (Editor)
Call Number: Salem Health
Topic Pages - Nutrients and their Components
Chemical compound of hydrogen and oxygen elements - H2O. It can exist as a solid (ice), liquid (water), or gas (water vapour)...
In the broadest sense, a mixture of lipids - chiefly triglycerides (lipids containing three fatty acid molecules linked to a...
Chemical compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, with the basic formula Cm(H2O)n, and related compounds with...
Any of the group of highly complex organic compounds found in all living cells and comprising the most abundant class of all biological...
Group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction...
Inorganic substance occurring in nature, having a characteristic and homogeneous chemical composition, definite physical properties, and...
Abbr. cal, unit of heat energy in the metric system. The measurement of heat is called calorimetry. The calorie, or gram calorie, is the...
Sweet, soluble, crystalline carbohydrate found in the pith of sugar cane and in sugar beet. It is a disaccharide...
White, odorless, tasteless, carbohydrate powder. It plays a vital role in the biochemistry of both plants and animals and has important...
In chemistry, any compound formed from an acid and a base through the replacement of all or part of the hydrogen in the acid by a...
[Lat.,=lime], metallic chemical element; symbol Ca; at. no. 20; at. wt. 40.08; m.p. about 839 degrees Celsius; b.p. 1,484 degrees Celsius; sp...
Metallic chemical element; symbol Fe [Lat. ferrum ]; at. no. 26; at. wt. 55.845; m.p. about 1,535 degrees Celsius; b.p. about 2,750 degrees...
A metallic chemical element; symbol Na [Lat. natrium ]; at. no. 11; at. wt. 22.98977; m.p. 97.81 degrees Celsius; b.p. 892.9 degrees Celsius...
A metallic chemical element; symbol K [Lat. kalium =alkali]; at. no. 19; at. wt. 39.0983; m.p. 63.25 degrees Celsius; b.p. 760 degrees Celsius...
Metallic chemical element; symbol Mg; at. no. 12; at. wt. 24.305; m.p. about 648.8 degrees Celsius; b.p. about 1,090 degrees Celsius; sp. gr...
Metallic chemical element; symbol Zn; at. no. 30; at. wt. 65.38; m.p. 419.58 degrees Celsius; b.p. 907 degrees Celsius; sp. gr. 7.133 at 25...
Range of foods eaten by an animal each day; it is also a particular selection of food, or the total amount and choice of food for a...
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