In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(industria) foodproductos alimenticios — foodstuffs
- las leyes que regulan la industria alimenticia — the laws which regulate the food industry
- el cultivo de esta planta con fines alimenticios — the cultivation of this plant as a foodstuff
- la introducción de este tubérculo en los hábitos alimenticios europeos — the introduction of this root vegetable into the European diet
- ha tenido que cambiar sus hábitos alimenticios — she's had to change her eating habits / her diet
2(nutritivo)(valor) nutritional(comida/plato) nutritious(plato/comida) nourishing
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