Definitions for "Nutrient density"
Nutrient dense foods are those that provide substantial amounts of vitamins and minerals and relatively fewer calories. The opposite of nutrient dense is calorie dense which are foods that mainly supply calories and relatively few nutrients. Oo
Nutrient density refers to how many nutrients a food contains relative to the amount of calories it contains. The more nutrients, and the fewer calories a food has, the higher its nutrient density will be.
The amount of and availability of nutrients found in a single food.