Nutrition: An Approach to Good Health and Disease Management

Macronutrients Nutritional Requirement Applications

Author(s): Esperanza J. Carcache de Blanco and Jay Mirtallo

Pp: 101-119 (19)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681081083116010007

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Macronutrients are important components of human diet. The three most important macronutrients include carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Adequate consumption of the three major macronutrients has been associated with a good diet and good health. Analysis on the use of these macronutrients as part of the diet and the application of the concepts learned in chapter 3 will be presented in this chapter.

Keywords: AHA, breakfast, calories, carbohydrates, dinner, kilocalories, lipids, lunch, proteins, RDA.

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