Macronutrients 101

Our bodies need nutrients to grow and thrive. Almost all of our nutrients come from the food we eat, and they are divided into macronutrients and micronutrients. Your body requires micronutrients in smaller amounts but the macronutrients provide your body with the building blocks to numerous health benefits. 

What are macronutrients or macros?

Macronutrients in the simplest form are proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. They provide us with the energy and calories we need to function, feel our best and survive. They provide our bodies with energy and the calories we need.

What are micronutrients? 

Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, calcium, and zinc. Vitamins and minerals provide energy production and help boost the immune system, bone growth, and fluid balance. 

Focusing on a nutrient-rich, well-balanced diet will give you the energy for your daily routines and provide you with adequate macro and micronutrients to not just survive but thrive!

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