Water - Colorless, transparent, odorless, liquid that helps maintain the body's balance of fluids, help digestion, absorption, circulation, creating saliva, transporting nutrients, and maintaining the bodies temperature.
Carbohydrates - Many organic compounds that occur in foods and living tissues such as sugars, starch, and cellulose. Carbs give your body energy to function.
Vitamins - Organic compounds essential for growth and nutrition, are required in small quantities. Vitamins do hundreds of things for the body, some of those including helping to shore up bones, healing wounds, bolstering the immune system, converting food into energy, and repairing cellular damage.
Minerals - Minerals are essential pieces of our diets, they preform a variety of important bodily functions such as building strong bones and teeth, skin, hair, and nerve function.
Protein - Nitrogenous organic compounds consisting of molecules that are composed of one or more long chains of amino acids that are a necessary part of all living things. Your hair and nails are made of proteins, protein is used in the body to repair tissue, make enzymes and hormones as well as other chemicals in the body. Protein helps build bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.
Fat - A natural forming substance in the body that forms in layers under the skin or in deposits around certain organs, too much fat is bad for the body. Good amounts of fat help the body store energy, insulate and protect vital organs, help proteins do their jobs, and stockpile nutrients.
Healthiest and Unhealthiest Snacks
1. Popcorn (Non-buttered, Natural)
3. Crackers/Baked Chips
5. String Cheese
6. Dried Fruit
9. Boiled Eggs
10. Chex Mix/Trail Mix
2. Potato Chips
3. Buttery Microwave popcorn
6. Ice Cream
9. Processed Meats
10. Sugary Cereal