A macronutrient is a type of food that your body requires in large amounts in order to function properly.
There three macronutrients. Each comes with important benefits:
Carbohydrates are the body’s main fuel source
Find them in grains, pasta, rice, vegetables and fruits
Proteins are required for healthy muscles and growth
Find them in meats, eggs, poultry, seafood, dairy and legumes
Fats are vital for brain function, energy production and cellular production and health.
Find them in oils, nuts, meats, dairy and some vegetables