Tuesday, June 18

Feeling Sluggish? Experts Say That These 58 Natural Foods Will Give You an Energy Boost

Imagine this scenario. You’re going about your day, when all of a sudden, it hits you—the dreaded energy crash. While many factors can cause sluggishness, from a poor night’s sleep to recovering from a tough workout to skipping breakfast, you may believe that these midday energy zaps are inevitable. Well, actually, you can avoid these dips and it all comes down to good nutrition.

How to select energy-boosting foods

“Food is the best way to provide your body with energy,” says Aimée Plauché, RD, LDN, an advising registered dietician for ICONIC Protein. “It is important to focus on nutrient-dense foods that help to fuel our bodies as well as manage our blood sugar levels, since blood sugar spikes and crashes play a large part in our energy highs and lows.”

Read the full article at Parade