Tag: fats


Macronutrient Needs for Athletes

For the athletes who exercise longer than one hour a day, an increase in total calories and some alternate nutrition considerations are key to reaching peak performance and staying healthy and strong! Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the main source of fuel for your muscles. Simple carbohydrates, found in fruits, milk and […]



Fats supply the body with energy and are needed to digest, absorb, and transport the fat-soluble vitamins – A, D, E, and K and phytochemicals (like carotenoids and lycopenes). Fats play many other important roles in our body, including protecting vital organs and maintaining body heat. Fats are found in a variety of foods such […]