Do you feel a bit lackluster? Do you have a million and one things to do but lack the energy? Your diet is probably out of whack, and it may be time to reset your dietary priorities.
Check out the following 5 tips for what to eat to feel revived and re-energized!
Do you want to be more focused and present? Most people answer ‘yes’ to this question because our lives are so demanding and distracting.
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These can take between 30 minutes and 4 hours to work, so start off slowly and see how your lifestyle can be improved by eating differently and eating better.
2. Vitamins and Minerals
It is important that everyone has a minimum amount of vitamins and minerals every day to nourish their body. It is easy to take some extra supplements, but the majority of your vitamins and minerals can be found within a normal healthy diet. It is important to wake up energized, ready for life and the next challenge — consider ways in which you can eat so that your body really is a temple.
3. Fruit and Vegetables
Has the 5 a day mantra got you feeling overwhelmed? The fact some scientists are now pushing the 10 a day agenda may even have you feeling a little nauseous. It is obviously important to eat fruit and vegetables to stay in good health and absorb all those aforementioned vitamins and minerals. Beyond this, fruit and vegetables can act as antioxidants and ensure your body performs as well as it can.
It’s easy to incorporate more fruit and vegetables into your diet too — think of adding a side salad to any meal or some roasted veggies come wintertime. If you have some extra time at breakfast, make a smoothie instead of coffee. Consider having frozen grapes as a snack instead of your go-to bag of sugary snacks. Such simple switches can really make a huge difference to your life, making you feel like a whole new person.
4. Less Sugar
Relying on caffeine and sugar to get through the day is a sure sign you have to cut down. Maybe you don’t even notice your reliance on a sugary snack to get through, maybe it’s a mid-afternoon coffee and cake that’s a “treat yourself” moment after a lot of hard work. Either way, sugar is addictive and not good for your health and wellbeing.
Not only can too much sugar have serious long-term consequences, such as diabetes and putting on weight, sugar also provides us with quick sharp energy boosts that don’t last the whole day. We can even find ourselves with headaches and fatigue consuming sugar at both the right and wrong times.
Consider cutting down on your sugar: switch that doughnut for an apple and see how you feel!
5. Less Processed Food
Imagine this: you’re home late, you have 20 minutes to shower, eat and leave again to meet your friends for drinks — what’s the easiest meal to have? Either take-out or a ready meal. You’re not going to spend ages chopping vegetables when 4 minutes in a microwave has you ready to eat straight away.
Although this is the easiest way to eat and the fastest — it isn’t the healthiest. Your body thrives on healthy food, so it’s important to give it the best that you can. Try eating less processed food and see if you feel less sluggish and more ready for your busy week.
Start by implementing one of these five tips, and slowly work your way up to doing more. We’re certain you’ll start to feel better and ready to tackle most things thrown your way.
*Photos by Los Muertos Crew