(of food) relatively rich in nutrients for the number of calories contained: A potato is a nutrient-dense carbohydrate.

nutrient density, noun Unabridged
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Bring protein- and nutrient-dense dry food that won't easily leak or get
  smashed in your bag.
Beans are cholesterol-free and nutrient-dense, including antioxidants from
  their pigmented skins, and are loaded with fiber.
In this way they are truly one-dish, nutrient-dense meals.
For delicious, inexpensive entrees, start with nutrient-dense cabbage.
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