Macro and Micro Nutrients

The Basis of Health

Nutrition Basics

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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