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School is out and temperatures are warming up, so it is perfect timing for us to wrap up our nutrition series with the topic of hydration. While you might know that our bodies are made up of about 60% water, are you familiar with all...

Now that we’ve discussed food groups, macronutrients, and micronutrients, next up we have phytonutrients. These are a personal favorite because their superpowers are extensive and amazing, plus they’re available at a garden or grocery store near you! VeryWell Fit shares:  Many of these phytochemicals give the foods...

Now that we have a better understanding of macronutrients (the big three), let’s take a moment to learn about their small but mighty counterparts, micronutrients. While there are three macronutrients, do you have any idea how many vitamins and minerals (micronutrients) our body relies on?...

Last week, we talked about food groups and the outdated (but still helpful) food pyramid. Today, I would like to share about another way that foods get categorized. Macronutrients, A.K.A. macros. There are three of them: carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Together, they provide the “macro”...