Introduction to Macronutrients

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Macronutrients are consumed in large quantities and are the nutrients that contribute energy to the diet. The macronutrients are Fat Protein Carbohydrates When feeding fresh raw feed, fat yields 9 kcal/gram, protein 4 kcal/gram, and carbohydrates also 4 kcal/gram. When referring to kibble and other commercial feeds, the yield of energy is generally less because […]

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