MACRONUTRIENTS?

WHAT ARE THEY?

We all need these major nutrients to fuel our bodies. Here’s what you need to know.


Macronutrients are some of the essential building blocks of a healthy diet. We need them to feel energetic and strong, and for our bodies to grow, function and perform at their best.

As part of the Medibank School of Better – a free online learning space designed to give you the knowledge and skills to live better each day – nutrition professor David Cameron-Smith leads a short, practical course on healthy eating and how food impacts the body.

Here, he shares a few facts about them to get you started.

http://www.medibank.com.au/bemagazine/post/food/what-are-they?