Energy Boosting Foods!
Do you feel tired throughout the day? Do you feel yourself reaching for a sugary energy drink or caffeine? We all do it! Sometimes that mid-day slump is too much to ignore and we need some kind of pick me up. Our world class personal trainers have created a list of healthy foods that can help boost your energy and combat mid-day fatigue!
Best foods to include in your diet to improve energy
Bananas: Are an excellent source of vitamins and healthy sugars which can give the body a quick boost in energy. We recommend pairing bananas with a fat and protein source to help it burn more slowly in the body.
Eggs: Eggs are packed with protein specifically the amino acid Leucine which helps the body absorb blood sugar boosting energy. They are also packed with Vitamin B!
Oatmeal: Provides long lasting energy. Great to pair with Bananas for a vitamin rich energy fueled breakfast.
Yogurt: Yogurt which is packed with protein and sugars. This combo allows for quick but maintainable energy!
Avocados: Avocados are amazing! They are full of healthy fats which are stored energy and they have Vitamin B the energy vitamin!
Strawberries: Are good carbs and packed with vitamin C!
Seeds: High in Omega-3s which helps to fight inflammation and fatigue. Healthy fat which allows for stored energy potential.
Oranges: Packed full of Vitamin C and antioxidants which fights fatigue!
Apples: Apples are high in natural sugars which causes a spike in energy but partner with their high fiber content and it burns more slowly.
Salmon: Is a great source of protein, fatty acids, and B Vitamins.
Sweet Potato: Packed full of vitamins and carbs to offer a quick boost in energy, great paired with Salmon for a complete energy packed lunch!
Lentils: Are one of the best plant based protein sources because they also include iron!
Brown Rice: Helps to regulate blood sugar for a continual energy level, brown rice is also full of fiber and magnesium. Magnesium helps the body break down carbohydrates and protein to create energy.
Quinoa: A plant based complete protein and a grain! It is super food!
Edamame: Low in calories and packed full of proteins, fiber, and carbohydrates! It is also high in Magnesium making it a healthy source of energy.
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