The Macro Nutrition

>> Friday, October 24, 2008

The meaning of the simple macro nutrition is nutrition that provides energy in calories. Calories are units of energy that comes from three food groups: Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat. Calorie is a measure for energy.

Understanding of macro nutrient requirement is important to know the main principles to make the weight up or down. Consumption of macro nutrients that will lead to too many is too many calories in the body and will be stored as fat. consumption of too few calories will cause the deficit / less calories, so weight down so


Carbohydrate is a source of energy for the body. Carbohydrate in the body take the form of glucose. As a source of energy, carbohydrates have 4 calories / gram. too much glucose in the blood will be stored as a backup energy (glykogen) in the liver and muscles. When lives and has displaced glycogen muscles to the maximum, the excess will be saved. If there are more advantages glycogen it will be stored for energy for the body in the form of fat .Carbohydrate is the main source of energy for fitness training. The use of glucose in the fitness training generate the remaining metabolism called lactic acid in the muscles trained. Pile of lactic acid is causing a sense of weary to 2 days after the exercise, this is often called Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Energy and carbohydrate is also a top priority for body fat when active move. That's why people are obese will be difficult to hold themselves to not eat food that contains carbohydrates such as high sugar, syrup and rice


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