In the introduction we touched on the 6 MAIN NUTRIENTS that all foods are made up of. These nutrients, in their various quantities will be the base of your diet.
Some nutrients are more calorie dense than others and while it not necessarily that higher calories are bad, its important to understand what is contained in the different foods that we regularly eat, so we can make informed choices that will better lead us to our goals.
In summary, the 3 MACRO-NUTRIENTS (ENERGY GIVING) are:
The 2 MICRO-NUTRIENTS are:
Then we have WATER as the final component of your diet.
Lets research each one more deeply so we can understand why your food choices within your diet can be so important for success and making it easier for you to achieve your goals.
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