Steak & Crab Bowl- Special # 1
This protein and carb balanced meal will provide adequate nutrition to keep energy throughout the day while you feed your muscles. This meal is offered as one of the many nutrient packed meals offered by Body fit me Nutritional Meal Plan.
So why are Macronutrients important? Macronutrients are made up of carbohydrates, protein and fats and are essential for health, growth, healing and immune functions. Too much or too little of these macronutrients may led to declined health and are associated with different diseases. It’s important to balance out these groups to avoid feeling hungry throughout the day and maintain the energy needed for day to day activities and get a great workout in the gym!
Proteins are essential in providing enzymes that power many chemical reactions and hemoglobin that carries oxygen to our bodies. It’s is found to be nearly 10,0000 different proteins that makes up our body chemistry. It is found in our muscle, bones, skin, hair and every other body part or tissue. The amount of dietary protein needed to prevent deficiency in most individuals is defined in the United States and Canada by the recommended dietary allowance as 0.8 g protein for adults according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Vol 101 no. 6. This steak bowl has 29% protein per serving and will meet your protein needs!
Carbs play an important role in our essential nutrients. It’s packed with Fiber and provides the body energy needed for everyday activities including physical workouts. NASM-CPT Trainer Geoff Lecovin discusses Carbohydrates 101 and ways Carbohydrates are classified. Carbs help you feel full and keeps blood cholesterol levels in check. It helps fuels the brain, kidneys, heart, muscles and central nervous system. As we may already know, carbs are packed with fiber so it also helps regulate our digestive system. This Steak bowl has a total of 50% carbs and will give you the energy needed to sustain!
Fats have a negative stigma because people automatically feel it will be stored as body fat. However, not all fat is bad. Fats, also known as triglycerides are made up of saturated fat and unsaturated fats. The difference is, saturated fat has no double bond between carbons in the chains. Whereas unsaturated fat has one or more double bonded carbons in a chain. Saturated fats are solid fats and unsaturated fats are liquid fats. Fats are important to support metabolism, cell signaling, body tissue growth, hormone production and to absorb many nutrients such as Vitamins A & D. With 21% fat in this meal selection, you will be able to break down all the essential vitamins needed from this meal to sustain your health!
Now…. Let’s learn how to make this delicious meal!
50% Carbs, 21% fat and 29% protein.
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