What is in this article?:
Unabated stress, less-than-ideal nutrition, sleep deficits, and too little exercise deplete our bodies, and can lead to dwindling energy stores that sap your immune system, drain your libido, and interfere with concentration.
What to eat for energy
Food really is fuel, especially when you make meals rich in essential nutrients like calcium, magnesium, and vitamins A, B, and C, plus fiber, iron, and protein. Check out these breakfast, lunch, and dinner picks from Delicious Living to keep your energy even and long-lasting.
Dark leafy greens: Fat-free, low-calorie, and rich in magnesium, calcium, and vitamins A, C, K, and B12.
- Kale with Tempeh and Roasted Pepper Sauce
- Souffléed Spinach Omelet
- Steamed Halibut with Collard Greens
Whole grains: Rich in magnesium, fiber, and protein,whole grains are complex carbohydrates that generate a steady source of fuel that comes on gradually and stays with you throughout the day.
- Skillet Brown Rice Fusilli with Lamb, Zucchini, and Feta
- Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables
- Sprouted Spelt and Seed Bread
Fresh fruit: Instead of opting for an unhealthy, calorie-packed snack, stock up on fresh fruit or a smart power smoothie.