The old saying your parents told you when you were a child, “You are what you eat” is still true today. If you are feeling tired, worn down and fatigued then you should be changing your diet. By replacing empty calorie, high fat foods with super foods, you with is a drastic improvement in your energy and overall mood. Super foods are foods that are richer in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, nutrients, electrolytes, and phyto-nutrients. These foods also contain fewer calories than other foods, while deeply nourishing your body. Below you will find 3 super foods that will boost your energy.
Yes, we did say that chocolate is a super food! Unfortunately this does not refer to the chocolate bars in the checkout lane at the grocery store. Organic Cacao is chocolate in its raw, organic form. You can use cacao beans if you wish, however they are quite bitter. The organic cacao powder, that can be found is most health food stores, is incredible for making desserts.
Cacao is rich in antioxidants, magnesium, iron, chromium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin C, phosphorous, copper, tryptophan, and more. All of the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants packed in cacao makes it great for weight loss and boosting energy.
Goji berries are a fruit that can be found in Asia and the Americas. It is one of the most nutritious fruits on the planet, containing protein, amino acids, and vitamins: B1, B2, B6, E, and C. The antioxidants that can be found in Goji berries help protect your body from free radicals and the aging process. While the B-vitamins found in the berries are a tremendous source of energy.
Try using the Goji berries to make a breakfast smoothie. It is a great tasting, refreshing, energizing way to start your day.
Kale is basically the top dog of the greens category of super foods. One cup of Kale is packed with more iron than a steak, more than 1000 percent of your daily recommended vitamin K allowance, plus antioxidants that promote bone and regulate blood clotting. Plus it is also an excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamin B6.
Kale is a versatile green that is enjoyed greatly worldwide. One of the greatest things about this super food is when prepared by steaming, microwaving, or stir-frying, very little nutritional value is lost. Making it possible for salads, stir-fries, soups, sausages and more to be enriched with this energy boosting food.
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