Definition of Macronutrients

1. Noun. (plural of macronutrient) ¹



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Definition of Macronutrients

1. macronutrient [n] - See also: macronutrient

Medical Definition of Macronutrients

1. Nutrients required in the greatest amount; e.g., carbohydrates, protein, fats. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macronutrients

macromonomers
macromorphological
macromorphologies
macromorphology
macromyeloblast
macron
macron below
macronormoblast
macronormochromoblast
macrons
macrons below
macronuclear
macronuclei
macronucleus
macronutrient
macronutrients (current term)
macronychia
macroorganism
macroorganisms
macroparameters
macroparasite
macroparasites
macroparticle
macroparticles
macropathology
macropetalous
macrophage
macrophage-1 antigen

Literary usage of Macronutrients

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Navy Seal Nutrition Guide by Patricia A. Deuster (1994)
"The macronutrients, or energy- providing nutrients, are extremely important in ... This chapter will provide basic information about these macronutrients. ..."

2. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"The main purpose of this presentation is to report our current research on absorption of macronutrients during and after acute diar- rheal attacks. ..."

3. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Satiety Properties of macronutrients Important features of compensatory ... Studies, primarily with solid foods, indicate that when macronutrients are ..."

4. Dietary Reference Intakes Research Synthesis: Workshop Summary by Carol West Suitor, Linda D. Meyers (2007)
"DISCUSSION OF RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS Presenter: Joanne R. Lupton This presentation on the knowledge gaps and research gaps from the DRI macronutrients ..."

5. Wic Food Packages: Time for a Change by Institute Of Medicine, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"For macronutrients, a somewhat different set of DRIs has been developed (IOM, 2002/2005). In the case of food energy, dietary requirements are expressed in ..."

6. Technological Challenges Posed By Sustainable Development: The mineral by Roberto Cerrini Villas Boas, Lélio Fellows Filho (2000)
"The components of fertilizers may be grouped in three fundamental categories: primary macronutrients [nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K)]; ..."

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