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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Like the low-calorie /low-protein Guatemalans, there are many populations that lack access to high-quality macronutrient sources or have access to only low-quality macronutrients.
Ensuring we consume the right balance of macronutrients can significantly impact the quality of your results, whether your goal is fat loss, muscle gain, or weight maintenance," explains Sophie Dillon a nutritionist from meal delivery service Fresh Fitness Food (freshfitnessfood.
After drying, the plant material was weighed, passed in a Wiley-type mill and digested by the nitric-perchloric mixture (3:1) for the determination of macronutrients (N, P, K, Ca, Mg and S), following the methodology proposed by Malavolta et al.
Macronutrients include carbohydrates, protein, and fats.
Summary: You may look productive missing the midday meal, but you aren't; that break is necessary to refuel the brain with the macronutrients it needs for optimal output
Fruits and vegetables are rich in key micro- and macronutrients that contribute to healthy blood vessels.
In addition to tracking calories, Argus also records macronutrients enabling users to focus on the quantity and quality of the food they eat.
Appetite levels and consumption of calories and macronutrients at the early evening ad libitum buffet were comparable between groups.
DIETARY MACRONUTRIENTS AFFECT GONAD COMPOSITION IN CULTURED SEA URCHINS, LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS.
In a more specific study of nutrients; the micronutrients have now have been found equally important as macronutrients although they are required in a minute quantity.
While, macronutrients are essential soil nutrients, which are required by crops in relatively large quantities; whereas, micronutrients are required in relatively small quantities (FAO and IFA, 2000).
Changes were examined in energy intakes and percentage of energy from macronutrients in response to nutritional intervention in women with GDM.