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food value

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Definition of food value in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The nutritional value of a foodstuff: don’t peel potatoes—the skins seal in flavour and food value [count noun]: vegetables can lose their food values during storage
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  • Already I could tell the difference in food value between a green grape and a purple one, between a Twinkie and a Snowball.
  • Once a patch has been discovered, it is exploited by on average 1.58 individuals, for 8.40 s, during which time 59.13% of its food value is consumed.
  • It was often enlivened, both for flavour and food value, with green herbs such as daisy, tansy, dandelion, nettles, kale, etc.

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