What is Food?

This is not really a question that many people give much thought to since eating is something we all do and food is simply the stuff we eat, right?

Well, there is plenty of stuff we eat, but is it necessarily food?

Find out more about how the body processes food, what are healthy foods to fuel your body and how to plan your meals and menus so that you it becomes second nature to eat healthy foods!


With so much processed food available, we really need to think about what we actually eat and really look at what it is our bodies need to produce energy, stimulate growth and maintain life.


What our bodies really do need are the essential nutrients known collectively as macronutrients. These are carbohydrates, protein and fats. Water can also be classified as a macronutrient.



By thinking about what we are going to eat in advance, we can ensure that we choose the foods that will provide us with the nutrients we need.