Nutrition 101: Our body consumes nutrients in numerous ways. We have two main types of nutrients known as Macro Nutrients and Micro Nutrients.
Macro Nutrients should make up the largest part of our diet, these are;
Micro nutrients make up a smaller part but are JUST as important, these are;
Here is where things get interesting. Daily amounts can vary due to different peoples abilities to break down any of these. The big FEAR is Calories!!! You often hear to lose weight you need a calories in calories out count. This can be true and false. So I can eat a 2,00 calories of Carbohydrates and I may lose weight but that will not make me healthy. Also numerous studies and articles written by nutritionists(attached). Have shown that our bodies have a tendency to build a reward system to the ingestion of Carbohydrates especially, refined Carbohydrates. BREAD. Bread. bread. This is where paleo rears its head. If we lived 10,000 years ago bread would be nearly Impossible to make! Garnering that much carbohydrates is awesome to our brains. Unfortunately the rest of our body pays for it.
A Calorie Is Not a Calorie: How Carbs Trigger Overeating
via Tabata Times
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