10 Foods for Amazing Energy!The Alzheimer's Site
The foods you eat have a significant impact on your energy levels. And when you’re fighting breast cancer or recovery from treatment, every bit of energy helps! It’s so easy to just reach for a snack bar or something sweet when we’re feeling sluggish, but putting a little more thought into our snack choices will have a big payoff in energy and overall health.
So don’t think of what you shouldn’t eat—think of what you get to eat! These foods will make your body want to say thank you!
This orange tuber packs a healthy punch of beta-carotene and Vitamin C, and it’s high in energizing carbohydrates. Sweet potatoes are also versatile. Try them baked, mashed or cut into strips like French fries.
The natural sugars in a banana make it the perfect choice for snack time. This natural energizer is also a great way to kick-start your morning as its sugars are absorbed quickly. There’s a reason bananas are a runner’s favorite food!
Spinach is low in calories and high in nutrients, and it’s versatile enough to serve throughout the day. Add this antioxidant-rich leaf vegetable to your omelet, or enjoy a crunchy spinach salad at lunchtime. The iron in spinach enhances energy production in your body.