1. 4. the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life.
  2. 5. the process or action by which one thing absorbs or is absorbed by another.
  3. 7. a natural oily or greasy substance occurring in animal bodies, especially when deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs.
  4. 10. a unit of energy of 1,000 calories
  5. 11. existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind.
  6. 17. a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence.
  7. 19. the recommended average daily intake level based on observed or experimentally determined approximations or estimates
  8. 21. the rate at which the body uses energy while at rest to keep vital functions going, such as breathing and keeping warm.
  9. 22. the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C
  10. 23. having added nutrients.
  1. 1. any of various biologically active compounds found in plants.
  2. 2. the physical sensations in the mouth produced by a particular food.
  3. 3. food that has been processed or refined as little as possible and is free from additives or other artificial substances.
  4. 6. category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter), corresponding to the flavor of glutamates, especially monosodium glutamate.
  5. 8. the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.
  6. 9. having had vitamins or other supplements added so as to increase the nutritional value.
  7. 12. the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or substance.
  8. 13. the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.
  9. 14. any of the clusters of bulbous nerve endings on the tongue and in the lining of the mouth which provide the sense of taste.
  10. 15. the distinctive taste of a food or drink.
  11. 16. the process of breaking down food by mechanical and enzymatic action in the alimentary canal into substances that can be used by the body.
  12. 18. a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.
  13. 20. food produced by methods complying with the standards of organic farming.
  14. 23. a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.