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Superfood

su·per·food
ˈso͞opərˌfo͞od/
noun
  1. a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.
    “he touts broccoli sprouts and salmon as two of the most perfect superfoods”
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Gram

gram1
ɡram/
noun
noun: gram; plural noun: grams; noun: gramme; plural noun: grammes; symbol: g; symbol: gm
  1. a metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
Origin
late 18th century: from French gramme, from late Latin gramma ‘a small weight,’ from Greek.

Extract

ex·tract
verb
verb: extract; 3rd person present: extracts; past tense: extracted; past participle:extracted; gerund or present participle: extracting
ikˈstrakt/
  1. 1.
    remove or take out, especially by effort or force.
    “the decayed tooth will have to be extracted”
    synonyms: take out, draw out, pull out, remove, withdraw; More

    antonyms: insert
    • obtain (something such as money or an admission) from someone in the face of initial unwillingness.
      “I won’t let you go without trying to extract a promise from you”
      synonyms: wrest, exact, wring, screw, squeeze, obtain by force, obtain by threat(s), extort, blackmail someone for;

      informalput the bite on someone for
      “extracting money”
    • obtain (a substance or resource) from something by a special method.
      “lead was extracted from the copper”
      synonyms: squeeze out, express, press out, obtain

      “the roots are crushed to extract the juice”
      antonyms: add, infuse
    • select (a passage from a piece of writing, music, or film) for quotation, performance, or reproduction.
      “the table is extracted from the report”
      synonyms: excerpt, select, reproduce, copy, take

      “the figures are extracted from the report”
      antonyms: insert
    • derive (an idea or the evidence for it) from a body of information.
      “the desire to extract meaningful lessons from a few experiments”
      synonyms: derive, develop, evolve, deduce, infer, obtain;

      formaleduce
      “ideas extracted from a variety of theories”
    • MATHEMATICS
      calculate (a root of a number).
noun
noun: extract; plural noun: extracts
ˈekˌstrakt/
  1. 1.
    a short passage taken from a piece of writing, music, or film.
    “an extract from a historical film”
    synonyms: excerpt, passage, citation, quotation;

    “an extract from his article”
  2. 2.
    a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form.
    “vanilla extract”
    synonyms: decoction, distillation, distillate, abstraction, concentrate, essence,juice

    “an extract of the ginseng root”

Phytonutrients

phy·to·nu·tri·ent
ˌfīdōˈno͞otrēənt/
noun
plural noun: phytonutrients
  1. a substance found in certain plants which is believed to be beneficial to human health and help prevent various diseases.
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Supplement

sup·ple·ment
noun
noun: supplement; plural noun: supplements
ˈsəpləmənt/
  1. 1.
    something that completes or enhances something else when added to it.
    “the handout is a supplement to the official manual”
    synonyms: addition, accessory, supplementation, supplementary, extra, add-on,adjunct, appendage; More

  2. 2.
    GEOMETRY
    the amount by which an angle is less than 180°.
verb
verb: supplement; 3rd person present: supplements; past tense: supplemented; past participle: supplemented; gerund or present participle: supplementing
ˈsəpləˌment,ˈsəpləˌmənt/
  1. 1.
    add an extra element or amount to.
    “she took the job to supplement her husband’s income”
    synonyms: augment, increase, add to, boost, swell, amplify, enlarge, top up

    “they supplemented their incomes by waiting tables on weekends”
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Protein

pro·tein
ˈprōˌtēn/
noun
noun: protein; plural noun: proteins
  1. any of a class of nitrogenous organic compounds that consist of large molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are an essential part of all living organisms, especially as structural components of body tissues such as muscle, hair, collagen, etc., and as enzymes and antibodies.
    • proteins collectively, especially as a dietary component.
      “a diet high in protein”
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Probiotics

pro·bi·ot·ic
ˌprōbīˈädik/
noun
plural noun: probiotics
  1. a probiotic substance or preparation.
    • a microorganism introduced into the body for its beneficial qualities.
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an·ti·ox·i·dant
ˌan(t)ēˈäksədənt,ˌanˌtīˈäksədənt/
noun
plural noun: antioxidants
  1. a substance that inhibits oxidation, especially one used to counteract the deterioration of stored food products.
    • a substance such as vitamin C or E that removes potentially damaging oxidizing agents in a living organism.
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Enzymes

en·zyme
ˈenzīm/

noun

BIOCHEMISTRY
plural noun: enzymes
  1. a substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.
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a·mi·no ac·id
əˌmēnō ˈasəd/

noun

BIOCHEMISTRY
plural noun: amino acids
  1. a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl (—COOH) and an amino (—NH2) group.

Organic

or·gan·ic
ôrˈɡanik/
adjective
adjective: organic
  1. 1.
    of, relating to, or derived from living matter.
    “organic soils”
    synonyms: living, live, animate, biological, biotic

    “organic matter”
    • CHEMISTRY
      of, relating to, or denoting compounds containing carbon (other than simple binary compounds and salts) and chiefly or ultimately of biological origin.
    • (of food or farming methods) produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial agents.
      synonyms: pesticide-free, additive-free, natural

      “organic vegetables”
  2. 2.
    PHYSIOLOGY
    of or relating to a bodily organ or organs.
    • MEDICINE
      (of a disease) affecting the structure of an organ.
  3. 3.
    denoting a relation between elements of something such that they fit together harmoniously as necessary parts of a whole.
    “the organic unity of the integral work of art”
    synonyms: structured, organized, coherent, integrated, coordinated, ordered,harmonious

    “a society is an organic whole”
    • characterized by continuous or natural development.
      “companies expand as much by acquisition as by organic growth”
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Herb

herb
(h)ərb/
noun
noun: herb; plural noun: herbs
  1. 1.
    any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume.
    “bundles of dried herbs”
  2. 2.
    BOTANY
    any seed-bearing plant that does not have a woody stem and dies down to the ground after flowering.
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