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20 Healthy Foods That Boost Your Energy

Updated on March 18, 2018

20 Healthy Foods That Boost Your Energy

Do you sometimes feel stressed and you do not have the ability to continue your daily business? Do you wake up from sleep and feel tired all over your body like you've been lifting weights all night?

This complaint suffers from everyone, adults and young people, ladies and men.

With our fast-paced lifestyles, we need to eat rich foods that provide the body with the energy needed to be able to perform various daily activities. We do not feel tired and weary all the time.

When you slow down next time and feel tired, leave your coffee and take one of these high-energy foods as an alternative. They help you to gain energy and increase brain and body activity.

Foods boost your energy
Foods boost your energy

1 - Bananas and almond butter:

This combination of carbohydrates and proteins ensures that the body has enough sugars, magnesium and amino acids available in bananas. As well as vitamins and proteins available in almond butter. The combination also affects the mood.

Quick tip:

Always consult your doctor about foods that may cause you allergies and avoid them.

2 - Sweet potato:

Sweet potato
Sweet potato

It contains complex carbohydrates that gradually supply the body with glucose. Making them better than simple carbohydrates, such as bread and rice. Thus helping the body to retain its card and activity for a long time.

Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber, helping to lose weight, as they feel full for a long time. It is also rich in vitamin C, beta-carotene, magnesium and iron, which supply the body with the necessary energy.

3 - Lemon water:

The simplest way to get energy and vitality is to add water to the lemon. This transforms normal water into a natural energy drink, which contains electrolyte which is important for cells to produce energy. Hydration is the key to improving mood.

4 - Eggs:

Eggs are a reservoir of proteins that the body needs to supply with the necessary energy. Eggs are rich in thiamine, which converts carbohydrates into energy. It also contains vitamin "B5" which helps in supplying the body with the energy necessary for daily activities.

5 - Fresh fruits:

Fresh fruits to boost your energy
Fresh fruits to boost your energy

Fruit is a high-energy food that contains natural sugar. They give you a boost of energy when they are delayed and help maintain blood sugar levels constant due to their containment of fibers. Prepare the active breakfast juice using berries that helps concentrate and strawberries that contain a high percentage of vitamin C, which helps to convert fat to energy.

Eat tropical fruits such as pineapples that contain iodine, which helps control how quickly your body burns energy. If you are someone who does not like juices, take your banana or apple and you're going to work.

6 - Honey:

Athletes usually take honey in their meals throughout the day because it is a natural source of energy. Honey is rich in carbohydrates, the main source of fuel for the body. It also regulates glycogen levels in the body, thus preventing muscle fatigue.

The body absorbs "glucose" in honey bees quickly, which helps to supply the body energy quickly. While the "fructose" in the honey absorbs slowly, helping the body to maintain energy for a long time.

7 - Mushrooms:

Mushrooms are rich in iron and help overcome fatigue, as it stimulates the production and transport of oxygen in the body. Mushrooms are a source of vitamins D and B12, providing the body with the energy it needs throughout the day.

8 - Nuts:


Cashews, almonds, and hazelnuts contain a high proportion of magnesium, which plays a key role in converting sugar into energy. Because they are full of fiber, they maintain blood sugar and protein to prevent hunger. Always keep a bag of nuts or some of them in your purse or bookcase to keep you active throughout the day.

9 - Sunflower, Shea and pumpkin seeds:

The sunflower, shea and pumpkin seeds are the best types of snacks that supply the body with energy. They are rich in the minerals, fibers, and proteins that the body needs to produce energy for daily activities.

10 - Salmon:

Salmon is a good source of vitamin B and omega-3, which provides the body with energy and improves brain function.

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11 - Dark chocolate:

The chocolate is a good snack for your health. It has all the natural stimulant you need. Which, like caffeine, boosts your energy and improves your daily mood.

12 - Whole grain bread:

Carbohydrates provide 60% of the energy needed to remove your body. Whole grains contain a high proportion of complex carbohydrates (good), which are full of vitamins and minerals. Eating whole grains prevents your blood sugar from increasing after your next meal, according to a study in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. Which means less cracking of energy compared to if you eat sugary snacks that contain refined and heavily processed carbohydrates.

Start your day by eating high-fiber oats or cereals to feel full until the meal. Or a snack of whole grain biscuits or granola with whole grains to give a daytime boost.

13 - Apple:


It should be included in the diet because of its multiple benefits. It contains many vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It can be taken as a snack, it works to balance carbohydrates and protein, which makes energy rise in the body.

14 - Mint:

Its taste and smell make the body wake up quickly. It is therefore advisable to try it when feeling sleepy or tired. Ginger and acidic fruits such as lemon and orange are the same functions.

15 - Cardamom:

This type of spice is estimated in Asian countries for its ability to increase energy and promote blood flow through the expansion of small blood vessels. Eat curry at dinner as high-energy food, or take a cup of tea to overcome the afternoon energy drop.

16 - Asparagus:


This plant contains a high percentage of vitamin B, which supports energy levels by converting food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose). It also contains a lot of fiber that regulates blood sugar. If in season, add asparagus to your salad food for support until the afternoon.

17 - Pickled cabbage:

Pickled cabbage is not just something served with grilled sausage, but it also helps you conserve energy. Fermented cabbage contains a high proportion of probiotics, which improves your digestion efficiency. This reduces the use of energy because the body is digested faster, so the body will use energy.

The kimchi does the same (kimchi is a hot fermented cabbage spread in Korean cuisine). If you want to take a hot dog from a streetcar, put the pickled cabbage on it to get a boost.

18 - Lentils:


Contains large amounts of iron, which contribute to the elimination of fatigue and exhaustion. Several studies have confirmed that most cases of fatigue and fatigue have a lack of iron.

19 - Brown rice:

To contain a high percentage of manganese, brown rice is a high-energy favorite food for everyone. Manganese helps the body to produce energy from proteins and carbohydrates. It makes you feel energetic and energized throughout the day.

20 - Spinach:


Spinach contains a large proportion of iron and is the main component of energy production in the body. Add spinach to morning omelet or juice to make it feel all day long.


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