% Daily Value (%DV) A recommendation for key nutrients that is based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
acceptable macronutrient distribution range (AMDR) A recommended range of percentage of intakes for carbohydrates, protein, and fats to help ensure people get enough healthy nutrients in their diets while limiting others to help ward off disease.
acid reflux When stomach contents move backwards up into the esophagus.
amino acids The building blocks of proteins.
amylase The enzyme contained in your saliva that acts on the food in its moistened state, which begins breaking down starches.
anaphylaxis A severe and life-threatening reaction that affects the whole body, usually occurring within seconds or minutes after exposure to an allergen. ...