Meaning of anti-nutrient in English:

anti-nutrient

noun

  • A natural or synthetic compound that interferes with the body's absorption of nutrients.

    ‘phytic acid is an anti-nutrient having negative effects on protein digestibility’
    • ‘anti-nutrient levels are higher in raw peas, which makes them more likely to cause digestive discomfort’

Pronunciation

anti-nutrient

/ˈantɪnjuːtrɪənt/ /antɪˈnjuːtrɪənt/