It is SO common for me to be asked, “can you just tell me what to eat all day?” And I will be completely honest with you, that that was ME for a long time, AND I still find myself falling into that same mentality. I am going to go over the pros and cons of following a “meal plan, diet, meal suggestion sheet, whatever” you want to call it and you can read my thoughts and experiences with it.
Metabolism? This is a word that you often hear when it comes to health and weight. So what exactly is “metabolism”? Your metabolism is the chemical reactions that occur within an organism. The term chemical metabolism (reactions within cells), helps maintain homeostasis for important functions by providing energy.
Macronutrients are the types of foods (fats, proteins and carbohydrates) required in our diet. Fats serve a crucial role as a building block of our structures. They regulate hormones along with endocrine system health. Fat also serves as a source of energy which is why it is important to have it before a workout.