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Macros & Micros

Macronutrients: types of food (protein, carbohydrates, & fats) that are essential in large amounts.

Micronutrients: types of elements and substance needed in small amounts (vitamins & minerals)

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Protein

-Good sources: lean meats (chicken, turkey, beef, pork), seafood, eggs, low fat dairy (yogurt, cottage cheese, milk), lentils, legumes

-Helps build muscle, carry oxygen, induces feelings of satiety (helps you feel full), boosts immunity.

-1g Protein= 4kcals