Food

March 1, 2017

Macronutrients, Metabolism & Calories

There is a lot of detailed information about macronutrients and calories available through easily accessible sources, however for the purpose of this guide, we are going to provide you with simple explanations that are easy enough to help you to build your own meals and to meet your fat loss goals. Fundamentally, our metabolism refers to physical and chemical processes that occur in the body that enable the body to function normally in order to stay alive, such as breathing, blood circulation and nerve function. To carry out these processes, our body converts the food we eat into energy. Our digestive system breaks down food into fuel which is then used by the body to carry out normal bodily functions or stored in the body’s tissues. One of the key considerations that influences our metabolism is the thermic effect of food. The thermic effect of food simply means that it […]