Macros + Micros

To truly understand how food affects us, you need to know what makes food essential to our survival. Macronutrients and micronutrients are what give us life, provide energy for our muscles, organs, and tissues, and feed the cells that hold us together.

 

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Macronutrients

These energy-filled nutrients are what keep our engines running at full speed ahead. While each has had its time in the limelight and been given reputations, carbohydrate, protein, and fat are all essentials for a primed bod. Get to know the role each plays and what makes them important in a well-balanced food-style.

 
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Micronutrients: Vitamins

Even though these nutrients don't transfer energy, they are the foundation of our physiological and metabolic processes. These little guys act as co-enzymes, co-factors, and overall supporters of our cells for regulating functions like digestion, energy transfer, growth, and nerve function.

 
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Micronutrients: Minerals

Small, but mighty, these energy-free nutrients are required by the body and must be obtained from food. They are the building blocks of many of our cells and enzymes, making them absolutely essential to our performance, function, and wellness.