Macronutrients are essential for the day to day operation of your bodies. Macronutrients include fats, carbohydrates, and proteins which are responsible for various functions in the body. It is important to understand the purpose of each macronutrient by knowing what core functions they play in the body. Below is a breakdown of how each works. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are mainly energy giving foods. This is because they are digested to produce glucose which is the main source of energy for the body. The glucose is also referred to as sugars. It is the energy source for both the central nervous system and … Continue reading What are Micronutrients and Macronutrients?
Fad diets are those that promote weight loss or any other health advantages by missing out on other key nutritional diets. A great example is high fat low carbs diets like the keto diet that promises extreme weight loss at … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Fad Diets (Especially Diets Cutting Out Groups of Foods) Can Be Detrimental