Chemistry for Today: General, Orga...

9th Edition
Spencer L. Seager + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960060



Chemistry for Today: General, Orga...

9th Edition
Spencer L. Seager + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960060
Chapter 22, Problem 22.2E
Textbook Problem

What is the primary difference between a macronutrient and a micronutrient?

Interpretation Introduction


The primary difference between a macronutrient and micronutrient is to be stated.

Concept introduction:

Nutrients are substances that supply essential nourishment to the human body. The human body requires appropriate amount of nutrients to maintain the proper functioning of the organs.

Explanation of Solution

The human body requires adequate amount of nutrients for proper functioning of daily life processes. The main source of nutrients is food. The nutrients which are required in relatively large amounts of grams per day are termed as macronutrients...

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