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The glossary aids you in understanding the specialized terms in relation to cow’s milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.

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A component of food that can be metabolised by the body. Nutrients include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, dietary minerals and water. They are used to build and repair tissues, regulate body processes and when converted are used as energy.