Food For Life - Macro and Micro Nutrients
The Basis of Health
Nutrients can be divided into 2 categories: macronutrients, and micronutrients.
- Macronutrients are those nutrients that the body needs in large amounts. These provide the body with energy (calories).
- Micronutrients are those nutrients that the body needs in smaller amounts.
For a more in-depth look at the nutrients we are going to discuss briefly – please visit our FOOD FOR LIFE: Daily Nutrition page for more information on eating and Food For Life: Natural Sources page.
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