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is alcohol a nutrient?

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2004/06/09 19:37:40 (permalink)

is alcohol a nutrient?

Hey everyone long time no see sorry i have been away for so long been busy with 21 credit hours at school last semester.

i have this question i have to do for nutrition class and just wondered if anyone has some information on it...

Describe how alcohol resembles a nutrient. Why is alcohol not considered a nutrient?
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    RE: is alcohol a nutrient? 2004/06/09 21:39:50 (permalink)
    Well it is close to a 'nutrient' because it has a calorific value, however, it is not really a suitable calorie for energy. There are no useful 'nutrients' in alcohol that the body can use for growth and repair etc. Now make that into a 200 word essay please [:p]
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    RE: is alcohol a nutrient? 2004/06/11 12:46:55 (permalink)
    haha ok ill do my best thanks
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