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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Macronutrients / micronutrients
Macronutrients provide calories or energy. These are lipids, proteins and carbohydrates. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals.

Metabolism
All biochemical processes taking place in the body that allow it to maintain its structure.

Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA)
A fatty acid molecule that contains a single double bond between carbon atoms. They are liquid at room temperature. They are considered good quality fats. They include oleic acid, which is very present in olive oil and canola, for example. Nuts and grains as well as avocado also contain monounsaturated fatty acids. A fatty acid molecule that contains a single double bond between carbon atoms. They are liquid at room temperature. They are considered good quality fats. They include oleic acid, which is very present in olive oil and canola, for example. Nuts and grains as well as avocado also contain monounsaturated fatty acids.

Myocardial infarction
Commonly known as a heart attack, is the irreversible necrosis (destruction) of a part of the heart muscle secondary to an obstruction of a coronary artery.