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The major functions of macronutrients

What are some of the major functions of macronutrients? What are some prime sources of macronutrients?

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The major functions of macronutrients are to provide energy to the body, provide structure to tissues and regulate hormonal processes within the body and to protect the internal organs. The three basic macronutrients are fats, carbohydrates and proteins.

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The major functions of macronutrients are analyzed along with the main sources for macronutrients.

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