Good Foods to add to your daily diets:
- Complex carbs: whole grain foods such as whole wheat breads, pastas, brown rice, and oatmeal (not high in sugar).
- Foods rich in iron such as dark leafy greens, beef, dried fruits, and iron fortified cereals.
- Foods high in fiber. Fruits and veggies such as whole apples, raisins, carrots, celery, broccoli
- Lean meats
- Salmon, herring, flounder, halibut to name some great fish.
- High in protein, egg whites, nuts, beans,
- water, water, water!
What to Stay away from:
- Simple Carbs such as white sugar and white flour.
- Caffeine/Soft drinks/Coffee
- Processed Foods
- Fried Foods
- High calorie foods According to livestrong.com there is a time frame for eating certain foods to help with boosting energy levels. Eat those foods early in the day and foods that promote low energy close to bedtime. It is also important to eat breakfast, because if you don’t you’ve started with fatigue before you’ve started your day. It also says to eat 5-6 small meals a day. Eating large meals tend to cause you to become drowsy.