Definition of nutritional in US English:

nutritional

adjective

  • Relating to the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.

    ‘genetic engineering can alter the nutritional value of food’
    ‘nutritional deficiencies in the diet’
    • ‘The nutritional significance of legumes to humans and livestock makes them especially important.’
    • ‘Genetic engineering can also alter the nutritional value of food.’
    • ‘Men and women have similar nutritional needs, except nutrient amounts frequently differ due to age and gender.’
    • ‘Iron deficiency is the most serious nutritional deficiency worldwide.’
    • ‘The nutritional value of school meals would be improved.’
    • ‘Nutritional information is clearly shown on all the packaging.’
    • ‘Sound nutritional advice is based on good food analysis.’
    • ‘The old hay probably doesn't have much nutritional quality left in it.’
    • ‘The survey found that a lack of variety and poor nutritional quality of foods limits shoppers' ability to eat healthfully.’
    • ‘Each plant has unique nutritional requirements that are obtained through the roots from the soil.’

Pronunciation

nutritional

/n(y)o͞oˈtriSHənl/