anti nutrient

antinutrient

[an-tee-noo-tree-uhnt, -nyoo-, an-tahy-]
noun Biochemistry.
a substance that interferes with the utilization of one or more nutrients by the body, as oxalate and phytate, which prevent calcium absorption.

Origin:
anti- + nutrient

antinutritive [an-tee-noo-truh-tiv, -nyoo-, an-tahy-] , adjective
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