Nutrition Info & Macro Tracker

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Macronutrients made simple to understand

Macronutrients are the main nutrients that our bodies need in large amounts to function properly. Each of these macronutrients serves a specific purpose in your body, and a balanced diet includes all these in appropriate amounts to support overall health and well-being.



Essential for repairing and maintaining tissues, enzymes, hormones, and immune function.


Complex Carbohydrates

Provide a steady release of energy, are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and support digestive health.

Simple Carbohydrates

Provide quick energy but lack essential nutrients; may lead to rapid blood sugar spikes.


Saturated Fats

Found in animal products like red meat, poultry with skin, full-fat dairy, and some plant oils (coconut oil, palm oil).

Unsaturated Fats
Monounsaturated Fats

Found in olive oil, avocados, and nuts (almonds, peanuts).

Polyunsaturated Fats

Found in fatty fish (salmon, trout), flaxseeds, chia seeds, and walnuts.
These fats can help improve heart health by lowering harmful cholesterol levels.

Vitamins and Minerals

Found in various foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, dairy products, and lean proteins.

Water is vital for

Digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Adequate hydration supports overall health and well-being


Balanced Diet

Includes a variety of foods from all food groups (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein sources, and dairy or dairy alternatives).

Limit Processed and Sugary Foods

Reducing intake of processed foods, sugary snacks, and sweetened beverages can help prevent weight gain and improve overall health.

Control Portion Sizes

Managing portion sizes is crucial for weight maintenance and preventing overconsumption of calories. Be mindful of eating more greens on your plate more than anything else.

About Macros

Understanding Macros

The macro diet revolves around a straightforward principle: rather than adhering to a calorie limit, the focus is on achieving a specific quantity of grams for each macronutrient—protein, carbohydrates, and fat.

Tailoring your macronutrient intake allows you to align your diet with weight loss, muscle building, or weight maintenance goals.

Counting macros offers distinct advantages compared to calorie counting. It encourages mindful food choices by prompting consideration of what you consume. For those aiming for weight loss, a macro diet typically involves a slightly higher protein intake than the average diet. Georgie Fear, R.D., author of Lean Habits for Healthy Weight Loss, notes that protein demands more energy for digestion than carbs or fat, and it also helps curb appetite, potentially leading to a feeling of fullness between meals.

The recommended macronutrient breakdown varies based on exercise duration:

  • If you exercise for an hour or less daily, 30% protein, 30% fat, and 40% carbs.
  • If you exercise for one to two hours daily: 30% protein, 25% fat, and 45% carbs.

A calculator can help you determine the appropriate macro distribution tailored to your workout activity

Macros Calculator