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Macronutrients Macronutrients contain energy and are needed in large quantities for health and survival. Proteins, carbohydrates, and fats are the 3 macronutrients. Amino acids make… Read More »Macronutrients


Carbohydrates Carbohydrates, or carbs, are composed of starch, fiber, and sugar, and categorized as fruit, vegetables or whole grains. Starch and sugars contribute 4 calories… Read More »Carbohydrates


Fats The three types of fats are saturated, unsaturated, and trans fats. All fats contribute 9 calories per gram. Trans and saturated fats should be… Read More »Fats