The Importance Of Good Nutrition
You need to consider whether the foods you eat are high in nutritional value. The reason is if you eat foods that are low in nutritional value your body will not function effectively and optimally. This has an adverse effect on all your body’s processes and can ultimately lead to you gaining weight. For example, if you become deficient in the nutrients that support healthy digestion your body will not be as efficient at breaking down the foods you eat and as a result you will gain weight.
An Introduction To The Nutrients
The nutrients are quite simply substances that provide nourishment. They can be broken down into 3 main categories:
1) The Macronutrients: These are the 3 main nutrients your body needs to survive. They are the main source of calories in the human diet and are required in relatively large amounts.