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By: William G. Rohrer Center for HealthFitness Staff
We can all use more energy during the day. With busy work schedules, family and school, it’s easy to grab unhealthy processed foods for a quick sugar rush. Try these 4 healthy foods for a natural energy boost:
Brown Rice—Get a good dose of manganese, a mineral that helps produce energy from protein and carbs. Brown Rice can be a healthy side dish option for lunch or dinner.
Honey—Add honey as a natural sweetener to breakfast or lunch to help replenish muscles post-workout. According to Women’s Day Magazine, a spoonful of honey is nature’s equivalent to an energy drink.
Spinach—Provides a good source of iron, a major component in energy production in the body.
Oranges—Provides vitamin C, potassium and folate which help to supply your body with energy steadily over time. Substitute your mid-day snack for an orange to keep you upbeat and alert throughout the day.
Choose these natural alternatives to maintain your energy each day to remain active and productive.
Couture, A. (2016, 30 August). 12 Best Foods to Eat for More Energy. Retrieved from Women’s Day: https://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/g2071/best-foods-for-energy/?
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