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Meaning of nutrient-dense

nu•tri•ent-dense

Pronunciation: (n'trē-unt-dens"), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of food) relatively rich in nutrients for the number of calories contained: A potato is a nutrient-dense carbohydrate.
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