Calories

What is a calorie? Put simply a calorie is a measure of energy! One calorie is the approximate amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. The metric unit for calories is “cal”. This may confuse You a bit because people often refer to kilo calories…

Macronutrients

Macronutrients are energy-providing chemical compounds which humans consume in large quantities, hence the name „macro“! There are three primary macronutrients – Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats. Water is perhaps the most important substance for life on Earth, but it does not provide any nutritional value and therefore is not considered a “Macro” nutrient. Yes, it is „rich“ in…