Defining Micronutrients and their role in our body

In our last post “THE IMPORTANCE OF THE THREE MACRONUTRIENTS – PROTEIN, CARBOHYDRATES AND FATS IN OUR BODY” we discussed the significance and role of the three macronutrients namely protein, carbohydrates and fats in our body. Here we are going to discuss the other form of nutrients called “micronutrients” which even though are not required […]

The importance of the three macronutrients – protein, carbohydrates and fats in our body.

Let’s start of with the basic question first – what are macronutrients? Well the simplest answer would be – Macronutrients are the components which organisms consume in larger quantities for body functions, growth and energy. The other types of nutrients required by our body are called – Micronutrients, but we do not need these in […]