Varying Degrees of Body Fat Percentage for Men and Women When people hear the term “body fat percentage”, they normally associate the term with professional bodybuilders. This is because much ado is made about low body in body building circles. Professionals must have a very low body fat percentage (5% or so) in order to compete. While this raises awareness towards developing low body fat, it also creates a somewhat limited perception. Body fat percentage means different things on different levels.
For good nutrition, macronutrients are considered to consist of carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Micronutrients include vitamins, minerals and water. Macronutrients primarily provide the body with energy, while Micronutrients do not provide any energy to the body. Highlights of the Nutrition of Macronutrients: Macronutrients consist of carbohydrates, protein, and fat (both Saturated and Unsaturated Fat [i.e., Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fat]). Macronutrients primarily provide the body with energy.