Antinutrients

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It is interesting to note that while we try to eat nutritious food to keep ourselves healthy, there are substances in the food itself or the environment that could interfere with the optimal absorption and utilization of nutrients or may even promote their excretion from our body. These substances are called antinutrients and they may also affect how much energy is harnessed from the food we eat.

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