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nutrient-dense

[noo-tree-uh nt-dens] /ˈnu tri əntˌdɛns/
adjective
1.
(of food) relatively rich in nutrients for the number of calories contained:
A potato is a nutrient-dense carbohydrate.
Related forms
nutrient density, noun
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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.
  • To eat well, it's best to choose a mix of nutrient-dense foods every day.
  • Eating a nutrient-dense breakfast has long been touted as a way to boost the brain's memory and creativity.

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