Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism’s cells to provide energy, maintain life.
Food is what people and animals eat. Food usually comes from animals or plants. It is eaten by living things to provide energy and nutrition. The consumption of food is enjoyable to humans.