What can Diabetics Eat to get more Energy?

Diabetics get their energy, or calories, from carbohydrate-rich foods with a low to moderate glycemic index. The glycemic index is a measure of how rapidly a food raises your blood sugar or glucose. Energy-rich foods for diabetics also have a significant amount of fiber, fat or protein which slows the digestion and absorption of the…

A Diet to Boost Your Mood & Energy Level

Can Food Boost Energy and Mood? Though it’s too soon to say, “An apple a day keeps the doldrums away,” researchers are studying the links between what we eat and how we feel. There is evidence that changing your diet can change your metabolism and brain chemistry, ultimately affecting your energy level and mood. Getting…

Surprising things might be draining your energy

Sure, we all get draggy from time to time. A sleepless night here and there, a stressful day at the office, but when you’re constantly feeling drained, it might be time to look at what’s bringing you down. Check out these energy zappers and see how many apply to you.  Sugar Sugar provides quick energy,…

Top 10 Energy Boosters

1.  Increase Your Magnesium Intake Eating a balanced diet can help ensure your vitamin and mineral needs are met. But if you still find yourself too pooped to pop, you could have a slight magnesium deficiency. This mineral is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, including breaking down glucose into energy. So when…

Foods & Drinks that will give you Natural Energy

What you eat, or don’t eat, can significantly influence your energy level. Consuming too few calories, skipping meals and overeating can cause lethargy, physical weakness and depressed moods. A diet based on healthy foods, consumed at regular intervals, helps you reach and maintain positive energy levels. Other important factors include sufficient sleep, regular exercise, managing…

Why am I tired even when I get enough sleep?

It is normal to feel tired sometimes, despite allowing yourself adequate amounts of sleep. Eating a healthy balanced diet, taking regular exercise, reducing stress levels and getting plenty of rest usually relieves tiredness caused by physical or emotional stress. Occasionally tiredness and lack of energy can be a sign of an underlying condition. If you…

Low Energy Levels?

Top 10 Energy Boosters 1. Increase Your Magnesium Intake Eating a balanced diet can help ensure your vitamin and mineral needs are met. But if you still find yourself out of energy, you could have a slight magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, including breaking down glucose into energy.…

5 Natural food and drink sources for energy

Natural sources for energy What you eat, or don’t eat, can significantly influence your energy level. Consuming too few calories, skipping meals and overeating can cause lethargy, physical weakness and depressed moods. A diet based on healthy foods, consumed at regular intervals, helps you reach and maintain positive energy levels. Other important factors include sufficient…

Top 10 Energy Boosting Nutrition Strategies

Boost your energy There is an energy crisis in South Africa—and I am not talking about natural resources. We all want to feel alert, well-rested, and energetic, but for many of us this is more of a dream than reality. As busy and productive people with over-scheduled, stressful lifestyles (sometimes combined with little quality sleep and…