What's the difference between vitamins and minerals?

  • Ask Alice
  • Published 2016

Abstract

Carbohydrate, fat, and protein are considered macronutrients [because our bodies require them in large quantities (grams/day)] and they yield energy. Vitamins and minerals are considered micronutrients [because our bodies need them in smaller amounts (milligrams or micrograms/day)] and instead of yielding energy, they help our bodies carry out necessary and… (More)

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@inproceedings{Alice2016WhatsTD, title={What's the difference between vitamins and minerals?}, author={Ask Alice}, year={2016} }