Mackie's five foods for energy

Mackie's five foods for energy

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They provide good carbohydrates along with a multitude of B vitamins, calcium and potassium to help ensure peak muscle function.

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Posted on July 5, 2013 at 9:48 AM

Mackie Shilstone / Fitness & Nutrition Expert

Because we depend on maintaining a certain level of energy to allow us to go about our daily routines, it is essential that we eat a balanced diet consisting of foods that give us the energy we need. Here is a list of five of the best foods and beverages for boosting energy levels:

  1. Fresh Figs – They provide good carbohydrates along with a multitude of B vitamins, calcium and potassium to help ensure peak muscle function.
  2. Orange – Rich in natural sugars for a quick energy boost, they also provide vitamin C, in
  3. creasing iron absorption.
  4. Almonds – They contain good amounts of iron and some B vitamins, helping your brain, nerves and muscles to function properly.
  5. Water –  Dehydration leads to feelings of fatigue, so consuming adequate amounts of
  6. fresh, pure water can help fight fatigue and sustain your energy level.
  7. Lentils – Beans are a great source of fiber, which translates to a slow release of energy
     

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