Word List


Absorb Verb Sponges absorb many liquids
take in or soak up (energy or a liquid or other substance) by chemical or physical action
Administration Noun A pharmacist is responsible for the administration of medicines
the action of dispensing, giving, or applying something
Advice Noun Peter needed advice on which shirt to wear
guidance or recommendations offered with regard to prudent action
Beans Plural noun Beans on toast is very simple to make
an edible seed, typically kidney-shaped, growing in long pods on certain leguminous plants
Bone Noun He broke a bone when he fell over
any of the pieces of hard whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates
Calcium Noun Jane was prescribed calcium to help her bones
calcium salts are an essential constituent of bone, teeth, and shells
Calorie Noun The calorie count is higher in fattier foods
a measurement of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C
Diet Noun A balaced diet is advised for healthy living
the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats
Efficient Adjective She had an efficient way of sorting the documents
working in a well-organized and competent way
Emphasise Verb The writer used an exclamation mark to emphasise the character's shock
give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing
Formal Adjective You must be formal when you speak to the manager
having a conventionally recognized form, structure, or set of rules
Fruit Noun Fruit is a very healthy snack
the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food
Health Noun The doctor said Brian was in good health
a person's mental or physical condition
Immune Adjective After her injection, Jane was immune to the flu
resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
Leaflet Noun They were given a leaflet about the upcoming sports centre
a printed sheet of paper containing information or advertising and usually distributed free
Magnesium Noun The research team were testing for magneisum
the chemical element of atomic number 12
Nut Noun Peter couldn't eat the cake as it had nut in it
a fruit consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel
Nutrient Noun A nutrient rich diet is a good way to stay healthy
a substance that provides nourishment essential for the maintenance of life and for growth
Nutrition Noun The doctor made sure Jane's nutrition was good
the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth
Supplement Noun The supplement he was given will improve his diet
a substance taken to remedy the deficiencies in a person's diet
System Noun The system worked well with the new employees
a set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network; a complex whole
Vegetable Noun A potato is a vegetable with a variety ofways to cook it
a plant or part of a plant used as food, such as a cabbage, potato, turnip, or bean
Vitamin Noun We get vitamin D from the sun
any of a group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body
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