macronutrient

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macronutrient

[¦mak·rō′nü·trē·ənt]
(biochemistry)
An element required by animals or plants in large amounts.
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In terms of the macro-nutrient contents of the selected plant fibres (banana, buriti, jute and coir), banana-leaf/stem from Oleo had the highest concentration (73.0%), while coir fibre from Brazil had the least (25.86%).
Specific steps have thus been outlined for this purpose which may help both in meal planning and nutrition education.29 Efficacy of FEL also relies significantly on its cultural sensitivity and the availability of nutritional compositions; including total energy content especially the macro-nutrient content of traditional foods.15
And then we have nutritional - previous diets, current eating patterns, macro-nutrient intake (carbs/fats/protein) hydration and meal timings."
A study was conducted to investigate the status of Nitrogen (N) one of the essential macro-nutrient in different manures (i.e.
SlimDoggy also has developed patent pending algorithms to evaluate and recommend pet foods based on their ingredients and macro-nutrient profiles.
Irrigation effects on macro-nutrient status of Cabernet Sauvignon on calcareous soils.
Keeping in view the importance of macro-nutrient especially calcium for ruminants the studies were conducted to assess its translocation from soil through forage plants to goats and its status in their milk, blood, urine and feces.
A macro-nutrient is one required in large amounts; a micro-nutrient is used in much smaller amounts, though the substance is still important to deer.
We've also highlighted one product from each company as a representative, to show what sort of ingredients and macro-nutrient levels (protein, fat, fiber, and moisture) are typically found in that maker's foods.
We've highlighted one variety from each company as a representative product, to show what sort of ingredients and macro-nutrient levels (protein, fat, fiber, and moisture) are typically found in that maker's foods.
Essentially, failure to detect differences in all macro-nutrient and certain micro-nutrient elements could be interpreted to imply that the root systems of both Cucumis and Citrullus genera within the Cucurbitaceae Family have similar absorptive capabilities.
We've also highlighted one variety from each company as a representative product, to show what sort of ingredients and macro-nutrient levels (protein, fat, fiber, and moisture) are typically found in that maker's foods.