Feeling lackluster, low, have no energy to make it through the rest of the day? Well, we have some information that will help you come back to life. Yes, when you eat right, your body will find the energy to take you through a day of stress very easily.
Fatigue can be a pain, it not only affects you mentally, but it also acts on you emotionally. It works on your immune system and can make one susceptible to depression and illness. So, if you are indeed looking for a way to make your everyday life a walk in the park, here are a few ideas that can help give you the energy you need. Stay away from caffeine and snacks that are sugar-filled.
So, the next time you think that you are going to be tired and therefore grumpy, keep these foods on standby.
Salmon with its great source of essential omega-3 fatty acids is known to be highly energy boosting and is very good for energy production, circulation and brain activity. In fact, it is great to promote heart health as well.
Bananas are a great way to perk up your day with health and energy. They are known to be a rich source of Vitamin B and high on potassium and can offer your body sustained energy release. The vitamins and carbohydrates that bananas bring to the table will help you feel full, slow down digestion and will also help stabilize blood sugar levels.
Oils that are found in coconut are known to be extremely nutritious and are a great source of energy as they primarily consist of medium chain triglycerides, which are a type of fat and can be converted in to energy extremely efficiently and quickly. Coconut is used by the body to produce energy as apposed to store it as fat. Coconut is a great way to keep you up and above and prevents you from feeling sluggish through the day.
Lentils and many other legumes like chickpeas and kidney beans are a great way to stabilize blood glucose levels in your body. They help prevent the oncoming mid afternoon sluggishness that you may have encountered a number of times before. When you include lentils in to your lunchtime meal, your energy levels will take you through the day with ease.
You are probably aware that eggs are a great source of iron as well as protein. They are also extremely rich in B Vitamins and help convert food into energy. Eggs give you that hit of energy that help you last through the day.
There are a host of other natural foods that you can include in your diet that can help you find the energy you need to last through the day with ease. Include Kale, ginger tea, nuts, quinoa, goji berries, asparagus and lots of leafy greens in your diet for good health and lots of energy.
You should ideally get in touch with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or speak with a Homeopath, if you wish to stay in the best of health always, as they will give you tips that can help you preserve good health and achieve high doses of energy without having to sort out artificial sources of a ‘pick me up’.