Draining and Regaining Energy Through Food
Energy levels will fluctuate throughout the day, however, these fluctuations can be severe and leave you feeling grumpy, lethargic and in need of an instant energy boost when the wrong foods are consumed.
Some foods will help to replenish your energy levels giving you that boost you need to get through until your next meal time. Other foods will zap any remaining energy you have and leave you feeling flat as a pancake and in need for another quick pcik-me-up within the hour.
So which foods are guilty of draining your energy, and which will help you to regain that energy when it’s running low?
White bread, pasta and rice
Foods with added sugar
E.g. Breakfast cereals, yoghurts, cake, juices
Fried and convenience foods
E.g. Salmon, mackerel, tuna
E.g. Chia, linseed, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds
Dark green leafy vegetables
E.g. Spinach, kale, broccoli, cabbage