Energizing Foods

Ever feel like you’re eating well, yet still feel tired all the time?  Without having to find energy artificially (coffee, supplements, energy drinks, etc), here is a list of ways to get it through your diet.  Implementing natural sources of energy will also give you longer lasting results – that means no crashing!

“Any food with calories will give you energy; however, foods high in fat stimulate production of serotonin, [a brain chemical] that can make you feel sluggish and tired.”www.webmd.com

Basically, foods rich in vitamins, complex carbs, proteins, and other health-promoting substances will boost energy.

Energizing Foods:

  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Raw Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Eggs
  • Oranges
  • Fish
  • Sweet Potato
  • Tea
  • Oatmeal
  • Berries
  • Bananas
  • Yogurt
  • Lentils
  • Whole Grains
  • and WATER!

Nourish your body and your body will thank you for it!

Have any energizing foods or recipes you’d like to share?  Leave a comment!

xo,
Sheena

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