Key Elements Used in Nutrition-Specific Words
Part of the Nutrition For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)
Use this table to help familiarise yourself with some of the language used within the subject of nutrition. Print it out and pin it up so you can refer back to it should you come across a word that needs further clarification.
|-aemia||found in the blood|
|gastro-||referring to the stomach|
|Gly-||referring to sugars|
|Hydr-, hydro-||water (also: hydrogen)|
|Lact-, lacti-, lacto-||milk|