This lesson will go over the three macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. There will be a discussion on the underlying biochemistry (molecular makeup) of the compounds, the sources of macronutrients, and concerns related to inadequate or excessive intake of these nutrients.
Identify the sources of macronutrients
Explain the functions of macronutrients (including carbohydrates, proteins and fats)
Describe the cause and symptoms of macronutrient deficiency
Explain the various factors that are associated with macronutrient deficiency
Ontario Curriculum Expectations covered: A1.1, A1.4, B1.2, B1.2