Macronutrients and Micronutrients in Nutrition



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Taşğın, E. (2017). Macronutrients and Micronutrients in Nutrition. International Journal of Innovative Research and Reviews, 1(1), 10–15. Retrieved from


Nutrition is not to suppress feelings of hunger, to feed your stomach, or to eat what you eat. Nutrition; is to be able to receive adequate amounts of nutrients that are needed by the body to maintain and improve quality of life. Adequate and balanced nutrition is healthy nutrition. Nourishment requires a large number of food items for human life. The functions of each food item found in foods are different from each other. When any of these items are not taken, are taken less or more than necessary, malnutrition occurs and as a result, growth and development are prevented and health deteriorates. For this reason, it has been determined how much food should be taken daily from each of the food items. In fact, we need to know very well the nutrients found in their structures and their functions in our metabolism as they consume nutrients. In this review, macronutrients and micronutrients, their properties and their metabolic significance are explained.


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