There are 3 macronutrients that provide our bodies with the energy they need to function: carbohydrate, fat and protein. Different food sources provide different combinations of these three macronutrients as well as micronutrients in the form of vitamins and minerals.
Hydration and Sleep are also critical components of a Physically Literate individual.
Getting enough water every day is essential for overall health.
According to the NIH below are the recommended sleep guidelines:
- 16-18 hours
- 11-12 hours
- At least 10 hours
- 9-10 hours
Adults (including older adults)
- 7-8 hours