Which Carbs are Okay to Eat Daily?
Carbs can be categorized into starch, fiber and sugars. Starch and fiber are known as complex carbs while sugars are simple carbs. Know the difference between carbs, which carbs to eat, and how much you should consume a day!
According to a 2010 analysis of protein intake in U.S. adults, “the percentages of total protein intake derived from animal, dairy, and plant protein were 46%, 16%, and 30%, respectively” , which means that animal products still dominate daily protein consumption in the U.S. and other countries with similar diets.
However, plants such as grains, legumes, nuts and seeds are getting increasing recognition for their protein content.
Just like a car requires gasoline to run, our bodies require food to power through our day. All of our energy, in the form of calories, is derived from three macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein and fat (and perhaps the occasional glass of alcohol!). Seems simple enough, right? Yet there are few topics in nutrition that have inspired as much debate and online flame wars as the proper ratios of macronutrients in our diets.
Do you find yourself skipping breakfast or grabbing something questionable but convenient in the morning rush? We get it - you have a busy schedule - and we’re here to do the work for you. Here are some grab-and-go breakfast ideas that are not only quick and easy to make, but are also wonderfully healthy. They will fill you up with the energy and nutrients you need.Overnight oats