Foods for energy

Looking for a little more energy during the day? Well, the foods you’re eating may have an influence on how you are feeling! Try these foods for more energy:

  • Melons–such as cantaloupe, honeydew, and watermelon
  • Icelandic yogurt–also known as skyr
  • Polenta–Made from cornmeal; lots of complex carbs!
  • Farmers cheese–protein-rich foods can help you stay awake and alert
  • Walnuts– contain melatonin
  • Coffee– studies show that coffee can help reduce your risk of depression
  • Green tea–It’s rich in L-theanine, an amino acid that makes you feel alert
  • Crab– It’s packed with vitamin B12, which balances mood and fights fatigue
  • Brown rice– top source of magnesium and great source of complex carbs!
  • Edamame– fiber and healthy fat
  • Whole grain cereal and low fat milk
  • Lentils

For more information: http://www.cookinglight.com/eating-smart/nutrition-101/foods-for-energy-00412000075711/page16.html

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