macronutrients


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mac·ro·nu·tri·ents

(mak'rō-nū'trē-ents),
Nutrients required in the greatest amount; for example, carbohydrates, protein, fats.

macronutrients

the major foodstuffs: carbohydrates, fats and proteins, required in substantial amounts, to provide a sufficient calorie intake, as well as components that are essential to health. See also dietary reference values, micronutrients; appendix 4.1 fig 1 .

macronutrients (maˈ·krō·nōōˑ·trē·nts),

n.pl nutrients—including proteins, fats, and carbohydrates—that are required by the body in large amounts.

mac·ro·nu·tri·ents

(makrō-nūtrē-ĕnts)
Nutrients required in the greatest amount; e.g., carbohydrates, protein, fats.
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