This product category lists items according to the main nutrients supplied. Also see Fruit and Vegetable Phytonutrients.

Nutrient: Substance in food that provides structural or functional components or energy to the body.
Introduction to Nutrition -- What is an essential nutrient?, (accessed February 26, 2015).

Micronutrient: a nutrient the body needs for health in relatively small amounts. Micronutrients include vitamins, trace minerals, and other naturally occurring substances.
Horton Tatarian, 15 June 2018.

Macronutrient: a nutrient the body needs for health in relatively large amounts, including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and macrominerals.
Horton Tatarian, 15 June 2018.

Nutrients are substances that supplies the body one or both of the following:

  1. Energy that the body requires to function
  2. Components that become the body's structural or functional parts

Research findings confirm that the condition of the body’s structural and functional parts

  1. depends on the quality of the nutrients that supply components to those parts and
  2. correlates with a person’s health status, which may be either a state of health or disease.