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1. What are some similarities and differences between macro- and micronutrients?

2. Why is it important to understand what macro- and micronutrients are and how they work in the body?

3. How can one integrate exercise and dietary changes to daily life?

4. What factors must be considered before taking dietary supplements?

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Marco and micro nutreients are examined. The similarities and differences between the two are determined.

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1. What are some similarities and differences between macro- and micronutrients?

Macronutrients are proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Micronutrients are vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Both kinds of nutrients are essential for the body to function. Both kinds of nutrients need to be present in appropriate amounts or illness may occur. Macronutrients are required in larger amounts as a supply ...

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