Food Pyramid

Science / Biology / Food Pyramid: A way of depicting energy fiow in an ecosystem; shows producers (mostly plants or other phototrophs) on the first level and consumers on the higher levels.

Other Words for Food

Food Verb Synonyms: nourishment, nutriment, aliment, sustenance, subsistence, foodstuffs, edibles, eatables, viands, bread, victuals, rations, provisions, comestibles, commons, grub, eats, chow, scoff, prog
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Food Guide Pyramid

Business / Agriculture / Food Guide Pyramid: A graphic developed by USDA as the consumer guide to implementing the dietary guidelines in their own food choices. It consists of a six food groups and suggests the foods and number of servings from MORE

Food Stamp Act Of 1964

Business / Agriculture / Food Stamp Act Of 1964: P.L. 88-525 (August 31, 1964) provided permanent legislative authority to the Food Stamp Program, which had been administratively implemented on a pilot basis in 1962. It was later replaced and comple MORE

Food Service Management Institute

Business / Agriculture / Food Service Management Institute: This institute provides instruction, research, and materials in support of better food service management practices by child nutrition providers receiving federal support (e.g., schools operating scho MORE

Food Security Wheat Reserve (FSWR)

Business / Agriculture / Food Security Wheat Reserve (FSWR): Title III of the Agriculture Act of 1980 established a reserve of up to 4 million metric tons of wheat for use in meeting emergency food needs in developing countries. This reserve generally was to be MORE

Food Stamp Program (FSP)

Business / Agriculture / Food Stamp Program (FSP): This program supplements the food buying power of eligible low-income households by providing them with monthly benefits through coupons or electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards. Eligibility is gove MORE

Food Web

Science / Biology / Food Web: A complex network of feeding interrelations among species in a natural ecosystem; more accurate and more complex depiction of energy fiow than a food chain. MORE

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