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Macronutrients

Macronutrients must constitute the major part of the diet because it provides energy to the body. Learn about their characteristics and foods that contain them will help you follow a balanced diet.

Water


Water is a colourless, odourless and tasteless liquid, represents two-thirds of our...

Dietary fiber


Dietary fibre is an essential substance for a diet to be healthy and balanced...

Carbohydrates


Carbohydrates are the basis of our food pyramid, "gasoline" that our body...

Lipids or fats


Lipids or fats must be present in the diet in adequate amounts. You will learn...

Proteins


Proteins should be 12-15% of total energy consumption in the diet, although...
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