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The Three Macronutrients and Energy Density

The energy or calories in the food we eat comes from three macronutrients: proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Macro means large, and these basic nutrients are necessary in large quantities to sustain our growth, metabolism, and other bodily functions. Our bodies require other nutrients, too, like essential vitamins and minerals. However, these micronutrients are required in smaller […]