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Eating for energy levels

If you lack energy and are exhausted all the time you may be wondering what you can do. One thing to consider is the foods you are eating. Let’s take a look at how the foods you eat can affect your energy levels.

Eating for energy levels

How your diet affects your energy levels

Food provides energy for your body. Some foods can cause quick energy bursts, but these often lead to a rebound effect of energy drain. Many foods contribute to increased cortisol levels. The increase in your body’s stress reaction from the cortisol increases will drain your energy. On the other hand, foods which are slower digesting or have slower digesting carbohydrates can help to keep energy levels balanced. If you are low in some nutrients that can affect your energy levels.

Inflammation can also contribute to fatigue so foods that increase inflammation should be avoided. Foods that contain omega 3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc help to reduce inflammation.

Nutrient deficiencies can also contribute to fatigue. Diets low in iron, vitamin B-12 or vitamin D can contribute to feelings of weakness and fatigue.

Foods that contribute to fat storage can also cause you to feel sluggish.

Other ways that foods can help with energy levels are by helping with immunity, mood and hormone balance.

Let’s take a look at some foods more closely.

Hormone guide

What foods increase energy levels?