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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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.
Balance your eating - with a mix of macro-nutrients, like carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and micro-nutrients, like vitamins and antioxidants.
Balance your eating - eating a mix of macro-nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and micro-nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants.
Balance your eating - eating a mix of macro-nutrients, like carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and micro-nutrients, like vitamins and antioxidants.
Therefore, dietary counselling and a close follow-up of CKD patients by dietitians are important in order to improve their energy and macro-nutrients from the diet.
It is anticipated that the majority of all samples will be analysed for macro-nutrients, while subsets will also be analysed for content of vitamins, minerals and composition of fatty acid, sugars, amino acids as appropriate.