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How is Carbohydrate good and bad for you: Carbohydrates provides energy for your body and can be bad for you if you eat to much, you will gain weight.

What is Carbohydrate: Carbohydrates are the fiber, sugar and starches found in milk, vegetables, grains, and fruit products.

Carbohydrate



Fun Fact: A carbohydrate has 4 calories per gram

How much should you have: 45 to 65 percent of your daily calories comes from carbohydrates. So if you get 2000 calories a day then about 900 and 1300 calories should be from carbohydrates. that's 225 and 235 grams of carbohydrates a day.

What is Protein: Proteins are chains of amino acids that creates all lifes. Proteins are like machines that makes all living things.

How much should you have: You should have 0.8 grams of protein for every kilogram or 0.36 grams for every pound. That’s around 56 grams for every day for the average man.

Protein

How is Protein good and bad for you: Proteins helps your body build and repair tissues. Hair and nails are made of proteins. Bones, muscles, cartilage, blood, and skin all need protein. People commonly believed that eating a lot of protein will make your bones brittle and fragile.

Fun Fact: The word protein comes from the Greek word ‘proteios’ which means “primary” or “in the lead”.

How is Fat good and bad for you: Polyunsaturated fats are needed fats. They are needed for normal body functions. Your body can’t make them so you can only get it from food. Bad fat are trans fats, it can harm you which can lead to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and other conditions.

What is Fat: Fat is a natural oily or greasy substance occurring in our bodies.

Fat

Fun Fact: Your brain is about 60% fat.

How much should you have: You should have around 400 to 700 calories of fat in a 2000 calorie diet, which is about 44 and 78 fat grams a day.

How is Vitamins good and bad for you: Vitamins are really important and different vitamins provides different types of benefits, but having a certain vitamins can lead to illness and disease.

What is Vitamin: Vitamins are nutrients that our bodies need to maintain functions. 

Vitamins

How much should you have: People who are around 50 to 70 years old should get around 10 mcg daily and a child should have around 5 mcg if he/she is under the age of 5.

Fun Fact: There are 13 known vitamins.

What is Minerals: Minerals are substances that does different job in your body.

How is Minerals good and bad for you: Minerals can help maintain a normal heart rate and also make hormones. Having to many minerals can also be bad for you and can cause high blood pressure.

Minerals

How much should you have: Most adult should have about 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day. They should also have about 10 to 15 milligrams of iron and zinc per day.

Fun Fact: Nuts are a top source for 7 of 8 minerals.

What is Water: Water is a colorless,transparent, tasteless liquid that you drink. It's the basis of the fluid of living organism.

How is Water good and bad for you: Water helps maintain our body fluids and our body is made of 60% water. Drinking to much water can be bad for you because it will make your kidneys work overtime to maintain your system.

Water

How much should you have: Depending on the person you should have around 6 to 8 ounces of water every day.

Fun Fact: Less than 1% of the water supply on earth can be used as drinking water.

EPIC Chicken Sesame BBQ

15g of protein

120 calories

3g of sugar

Ingredients: high-quality lean chicken, healthy whole foods like hemp seeds and antioxidant-rich garlic, onion and ginger.

Top 10 Healthiest Protein Bar

Oatmega Chocolate Coconut Crisp

14g of protein

5g of sugar

Under 200 calories

7g of fiber


Detour Smart Gluten Free Oatmeal Bar

10g of protein

3g of sugar

Ingredients: Whole grain oatmeal, coconut, almond chunks, protein yogurt drizzle.

Clif Bar Whey Protein Salted Caramel Cashew

250 calories

11g fat (3g of saturated fat)

200mg sodium

26g carbs

14g protein

Ingredients: Cashew butter, brown rice protein, pea protein, dried cane syrup.

Strong and KIND Honey Mustard

10g of protein from nuts and pea protein 

5g of sugar

Good picks for vegetarians

Primal Kitchen Dark Chocolate Almond

15g of protein

3g of sugar

6g of fiber

Ingredients: Almonds, pumpkin seeds, coconut oil, dark chocolate

RX Bar Mint Chocolate

210 calories

9g of fat (2g of saturated fat)

200mg of sodium

24g of carbs

12g of protein

Ingredients: Egg whites, cashews, almonds, cacao, peppermint oil, sea salt.

D's Naturals The No Cow Bar Lemon Meringue Pie

170 calories

4g of fat (2g of saturated fat)

170mg of sodium

27g carbs

21g of protein

Ingredients: Brown rice protein, pea protein, almonds.

GoMacro Protein Purity

10g of protein

9g of sugar

260 calories 

Ingredients: healthy whole foods, sunflower seed butter, sprouted brown rice protein, cinnamon, and vanilla.

ThinkThin Protein & Fiber Bar, Chunky Chocolate Peanut

150g of calories

5g of fat (1.5g of saturated)

170mg of sodium

19g of carbs

10g of protein

Ingredients: Soy protein, protein isolate, calcium caseinate, dark chocolate.

Top 10 unhealthiest protein bar

ThinkThin Chocolate Strawberry

250 calories

9g of fat (2.5g saturated fat)

230mg of sodium

24g of carbs

20g of protein


Luna Bar in Caramel Walnut Brownie

200 calories

3.5g of saturated fat

10g of sugar 

8g of protein

3g of fiber 

QuestBar Protein Bar Cookies & Cream Flavor 

190 calories

9g of fat (2.5g saturated fat)

210mg sodium

20g of carbs

21g of protein

Nature Valley Coconut Almond Protein Chewy Bars

190 calories

12g of fat (5g saturated fat)

190mg sodium

14g carbs

10 protein

ProBar Superfood Slam

10g of protein

6g of fiber

370 calories

23g of sugar 

18g of fat ( 2.5g saturated) 

Pure Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter

190 calorie

6g of fat (3.5g saturated fat)

180mg sodium

17g of carbs

20g of protein

SimplyProtein Bar

150 calories

5g of fat (0.5g saturated fat)

190mg sodium

15g of carbs


Balance Bar in Chocolate Craze

14g of protein

18g of sugar

4g of saturated fat

200 calories

PowerBar ProteinPlus Reduced Sugar Lemon Poppy Seed

200 calories

7g of fat (2.5g saturated fat)

130mg sodium

25g of carbs

20 of protein

ZONE Perfect Nutrition Bar Dark Chocolate Almond

190 calories

6g of fat (4g saturated fat)

200mg sodium

22g of carbs

12g protein