Fatigue does not have to be a daily companion. There are foods that will come to your defense and boost your energy.
Oats (1 cup)
This whole food is high in fiber and protein. When you opt for oats in the morning, you will fill full longer, and the oats will help stabilize your blood sugar all day.
Try making this Baked Oatmeal and serve with greek yogurt, or a Sweet Potato Hash topped with Oatmeal.
Salmon (3 oz)
This “fatty” fish is not only rich in Omega 3 fats it offers a high dose of protein and aids in speeding up the metabolism that leads to more energy.
Almonds (1/3 cup)
Almonds provide a high amount of magnesium and are beneficial in converting sugar into energy. The protein and fiber give lasting energy.
For a quick snack whip up a few of these goodies.
High in fatty acids, avocados lower inflammation linked to fatigue-causing conditions.
An Avocado Mushroom Bowl is perfect for lunchtime blahs.
Or maybe add it to a smoothie for a quick lunch.
Lentils (1/2 cup cooked)
These powerhouses are high in fiber and help regulate blood sugar levels. The selenium they offer aid in enhancing mood.
Blueberries (1/2 cup
These dark beauties are potent in antioxidants that combat free radicals that cause aging and lead to fatigue. Whole carbohydrates boost energy without the use of excess sugar.
Here are a few blueberry recipes to try:
Goji Berries (1/4 cup)
Show they may aid blood flow and alertness
Kale (1 cup)
I know you knew this was coming. This superfood aids energy. Offers a good balance of protein, fiber, and antioxidants.
Here are a couple kale salads that will keep you energized and satisfied for the workday.