Macronutrients are the cornerstones of our diet. This Topic you learn more about where to get them, how much of them you need and what sources to avoid.
Many of the eating plans today mainly focus on changing the amount of carbohydrate, fat and protein in your diet meal. That’s because manipulating how much of these macronutrients that are applied to your meal that you can eat because these have a big impact on your body.
Carbohydrate, fat and protein are called macronutrients because they are the nutrients our body need in the largest amounts, because carbohydrate, fat and proteins are the nutritive components that our food contains of which our body needs for energy and to maintain the body’s structure and systems.
No healthy diet should exclude or restrict any macronutrient, Instead how much of each you should eat as part of a healthy diet should be considered and the best sources should be examine as well.
How to plan your diet can be hard to visualize the recommended daily amounts of macronutrients on your meals. Fill two-thirds of your plate with whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Make the remaining one-third lean protein like chicken and fish or plant proteins like beans, quinoa or tofu, One way to do this and make sure you get a good variety of foods is to follow a plant-based diet.