Why is nutrition important to overall fitness?

Eating is an important part of our life. But why is nutrition important to overall fitness? Read on to know more about it below.

What we eat before, during and after exercise, and on a regular basis, can have a significant impact on how we feel and how well we perform. Depending on your fitness level and the types of activities you engage in, the ideal macro-to-micronutrient ratio may change.

However, adequate nutrition is necessary for good health and peak performance. But why is nutrition important to fitness? Read on to find out.

Why is nutrition important?  Because it is responsible for building, protecting and managing your body (Image via Pexels @Foodie Factor)

An ideal diet will contain the right amount of these macronutrients as well as a good amount of various micronutrients. Read on to learn about the role of nutrition and why it’s important to fitness.

1) Carbs are especially important because they give us the fuel we need to get through our workouts. Carbohydrates, found in foods such as pasta, bagels, whole grain bread and rice, are stored primarily in the body’s skeletal muscles and liver.

Although low in fat, these foods are still a good source of fuel and essential nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins and minerals.

Why is nutrition important in fitness?  Because you need to build your muscles along with exercising them (Image via Pexels @Pixabay)Why is nutrition important?  There are many nutrients that need to be taken in the right amount to keep a person in shape.  More or less of any particular nutrient can affect different body processes (Image via Pexels @Cats Coming)Eating a variety of vegetables and fruits can help you get a variety of micronutrients (Image via Pexels @Wendy Wei)
Edited by Siddharth Dhananjay

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