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Carbohydrates, fats, & protein

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Carbohydrates, fats and proteins are macronutrients. Nutrients are substances we need to produce energy, to grow and to function properly. Macronutrients are the nutrients we need a lot of.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed March 2022.

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