1. Eat Complex carbohydrates: They help provide energy levels for longer durations as the body takes time in fully digesting them.
Brown rice, whole wheat bread, tortillas, and pitas, pumpernickel, quinoa, barley, peas, beans and lentils
2. Chia Seeds: Fiber rich and also have antioxidants.
3. Eggs: rich in protein (almost all amino acids)
4. Magnesium-rich foods: Magnesium brings energy to the brain.
Almonds, spinach, cashews, soy milk, endame, peanut butter
5. Iron-Rich Foods
Beans, dark chocolate, pumpkin seeds, lentils, oysters
6. Nuts: Rich in protein, good carbohydrates and healthy carbohydrates. Give quick and long-lasting energy.
7. Beans: Rich in fiber. Help in maintaining blood sugar levels, and thus avoiding feeling tired.
8. B Vitamins: These help break down all food, making sure we get the energy from them asap.
9. Lean Pork: Rich in Vitamin B1 (thiamine), a very useful vitamin for extracting energy from carbohydrates. May also help us in feeling better.
10. Shellfish and Oily Fish: Rich in Vitamin B12, very useful for not feeling exhausted.
11. Water: Water facilitates all energy reactions going inside our body. Without it, our body obviously slows down.
12. Watermelon: Contains potassium, which helps manage our hydration and oxygenation levels.
13. Cucumber: Rich in water, fiber, electrolytes etc, which is very helpful in feeling energized.
14. Flaxseed oil: Contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and is good for the heart, helps reduce constipation and control bad cholesterol levels.
Have less of /Avoid:
- dairy foods