Category Archives: Macronutrients

What are Macronutrients?

Macronutrients are chemical compounds that your body requires in large amounts (in contrast to micronutrients, which are required in small amounts). Macronutrients consist of essential and nonessential nutrients that supply your body with energy. They include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, macrominerals (aka¬†electrolytes) and water. As you can tell, these macronutrients make up the majority of your…
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