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Welcome to The Fitness Restaurant!

Created by: Matt Lau, R.J, Dan Ehling, Noelle Hor, Corrine Barr

Drinks

All $1.50 with the exception of water

Appetizers

Chips--Minerals(Sodium) and Guac $3.99

Chili-protein $3.19

Fruit Salad-carbs $2.50

Salad-Minerals(Calcium) $2.50

Baked Potato-Minerals(Potassium) $4.00

Main Dish

Buffalo Chicken Wings(8)-protein $6.99

Cheesy Chicken Cassorole-protein $12.99

Salmon with garnishes-protein $12.99

Spaghetti with meat sauce-carbs $10.99

Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes-vitamins $10.00

Asian Pork Tenderloin-fats $11.00

Side Dishes

Beans-Protein $2.00

Fries-Fats $3.99

Hummus With Crackers-Protein $3.99

Mozzarella Sticks(5)-Protein $3.99

Broccoli-Vitamins $3.00

Dessert

MInt-Chocolate Chip Icecream-protien $4.99

Strawberry Cheesecake-protien $5.00

Key Lime PIe-carbs $7.00

Benefits of Protein

There are multiple benefits to the nutrient called protein. One of the benefits is it can support your bones so that you could move your joints. Another benefit is it can improve muscle mass and it produces lean tissue. Third is it is good for your skin. Fourth is it can made you less hungrier and it can reduce your calorie intake. Fifth is you can lose belly fat. Sixth is it surprisingly reduces blood pressure. Seventh is it can make you sleep better. Last but not least, you can recover from injury faster. The funny part is your hair and nails are mostly made out of protein so if you want nails and want to have a nice hairstyle, you should be having the correct amount of protein that is needed for the body daily. The daily limit is 5.5 ounces for kids, 56 grams for men, and 46 grams of protien for women daily.

Vitamins

There are many different types of vitamins with varying benefits. Some help you heal and keep your teach and bums healthy(Vitamin C), some help your eyes and skin(Vitamin A), while others help you build strong bones(Vitamin D).

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates give you the energy to move around. Two types of carbohydrates: simple and complex. You can get simple carbs from candy, but for a healthier option eat fruit and vegetables and drink milk. You get complex from grain products, like rice, bread, and pasta. Also, fiber is a type of carbohydrate that you can't digest, but it helps you feel full and move food along the digestive tract. You can find it in fruit, veggies, and whole grains.

Water

Water is what makes up 75% of your body. It allows you to perform everyday tasks, such as walking, talking, running, and keeping your body temperature at a safe level. While it doesn’t contain any specific nutrients, water allows you to transfer important nutrients throughout your body, making it easier to stay healthy. If you don’t have water, your body can’t function for very long. You won’t be able to move as fluently as normal, nutrients that help you survive won't be able to flow where it needs to, and internal organs will begin to shut down. You will constantly have a fever, since without water, you can’t regulate your body temperature, forcing your body temperature to possibly rise to dangerous levels. In fact, water is so important that you can’t survive more than three days without it!


While it is easy to take in water through the tap, your body actually gains more water from foods, since this water has more helpful nutrients in it rather than things such as led found in tap water.

Fats

When you are eating fats there are two types one is saturated fats which has trans fatty acid and bad for your health while the other is unsaturated fats which is way better for your health. When you eat fats it can help your body absorb, or take in certain vitamins and have a healthy skin. The body also uses the fats we eat for energy and fats contain the most energy than any other nutrient.


You can find Heart healthy fats in avocados, olives, nuts, seeds, and etc.

Minerals

Minerals help the human body grow and develop. They are important to our growth and survival because some minerals assist, with making your bones and muscles stronger, allows your body to have fresh, clean, and healthy blood, and the keep your bodily systems functioning. There are two types of minerals: Major Minerals and Trace Minerals. Below are some Minerals, examples of these minerals, and what they do for you.


Calcium: Calcium is a Major Minerals, and it helps with nerve functions, and decreases blood clotting. Examples of Calcium are cheese, yogurt, leafy greens, etc.


Potassium: Helps your heart and muscles to contract, and regulates fluids and mineral balance going in and out of the body.


Sodium: Helps your heart and muscles to relax, helps to regulate blood pressure. Examples: Chips.