What are Macronutrients?

The term Macronutrients (macros) is bandied about regularly and can be confusing, but really, it’s just the collective term for the three major nutrients your body needs to function. All macronutrients are essential for the healthy functioning of your body.   The...

The Lowdown on Calories

Calories simply put are the fuel required by your body to carry out daily activities including staying alive. When I say just staying alive, I mean it, the average woman burns 50 calories per hour just sleeping. This is known as your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) and...