Clean Eating

YOUR Fitness-Friendly ONE-WEEK MEAL PLAN

Whether you’re new to exercise, a weekend warrior or a seasoned athlete, proper nutrition will better energize your performance, improve recovery time and reduce the risk of injury.

All food is made up of some combination of the four macronutrients: carbohydrate, protein, fat and water. Each macronutrient plays a unique role in helping you achieve overall health.

CARBOHYDRATE, absorbed as glucose, is typically the main source of fuel for your body and brain. Glucose can be used for energy or converted to fat or glycogen (the form of glucose that is stored for later use) when there’s a surplus. Foods that contain mostly carbohydrates include fruit, vegetables, grains, legumes and dairy.

comprises amino acids, which play many roles, including repairing damaged tissue, constructing hormones and digestive enzymes, building immunity and transporting oxygen through your body. Excess protein is stored as fat

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