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Food is material, usually of animal or plant origin, mostly produced through farming or gardening, consumed by living things to provide energy and nutrition. Liquids used for this purpose are often called drink, but the term food applies to them as well. In English, the term is sometimes used metaphorically, as in food for thought.

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1 Food for animals

Basic foods:

Types of food:


Food production or aquisition:

Food handling and preparation:

Nutrients in food

Eating utensils

Food is cooked in a pan and often served on a plate[?].

Special substances and objects that are (sometimes) consumed

See also:

See: Geography and foods,

Food for animals Animals may be served their food in a manger. See also Nativity.

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