Q. 65 A4.1( 20 Votes )

Define nutrition. Why is nutrition necessary for an organism?

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Nutrition is a physical process by which living organisms obtain raw materials (nutrients) to sustain their life. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins and water are examples of nutrients which organisms obtain from their surroundings. Nutrition is necessary for organisms as it provides energy to them for metabolic activities, growth and tissue repair.

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