In Part One of this article I talked about macro and micronutrients.
In this part of the article I’m going to be sticking with this theme and talking about which macro and micronutrients you should be keeping an eye out for on your weekly food shop.
Nutrients to look for
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The nutrients you should look at on the Nutrition Facts label are fiber, protein and the micronutrients listed. Fiber is found on the label just below ‘Carbohydrates.’
Fiber is a form of “roughage” in food that helps to keep our digestive system healthy.
As a rule of thumb, consider the fiber content to be “good” if there are 3g or more per serving. Continue reading…
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