You might have felt how, depending on the foods you eat, you feel like some days you could conquer the world and others you just want to watch Netflix. And although it might be also related with your stress, the types of food you eat play a big role on your energy levels.
So if you want to become a super productive and energetic, have a look at the 5 foods that will give you superpowers!
Unlike other foods with saturated fats, coconut oil contains a unique form of saturated fats that serve as an energy source for the body instead of being stored. These fats also help the fat burning process in the body, so you get 2 for 1!
These are the best plant-based source of protein that you will find around. They give you a boost of energy, keep you satiated and you can use them in nearly any recipe: smoothies, salads, cake,… you name it!
Green leafy veggies
You do know where Popeye got his energy from, right? But if spinach isn’t your thing, there is much more to chose from such as kale, broccoli or watercress. They are also high in in vitamins known to prevent cancer, improve the circulation and even ease feelings of depression. What else are you waiting for to add them to your diet?
Here you have so many choices it is nearly impossible to not find one or two you enjoy eating. Be aware though that fruits contain big amounts of glucose and having too much of it can create even more fatigue. Try to limit your amount to a few pieces a day without overdoing it and you will be fine.
The own word describes it as ‘super’, it’s pretty obvious that they provide super energy! Spirulina and chlorella are probably the most well known ones and the great thing about them is that you can either mix them in smoothies or have them as a pill.
Who needs coffee when nature gives you the energy you need?