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All food consist of three components that provide calories: proteins, carbohydrates and fats. The term for these three major food components is “Marconutrient.” All Marconutrients provide calories – the energy that powers your bodies metabolism.

  • Protein – 4 kcals per gram of Protein
  • Carbohydrates – 4 kcals per gram of Carbohydrates
  • Fats – 9 kcals per gram of Fat