Health Tip: Need More Energy?
-- Many people struggle to find the energy to make it through a busy day. But eating the right foods can help you power through.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests:
- Eat every three to four hours, to boost metabolism and prevent getting too hungry.
- Watch portion sizes and avoid overeating. Eat until you're comfortable but not too full.
- Focus on balanced meals that include lean proteins, whole grains, vegetables, fruit, low-fat or fat-free dairy, and healthy fats.
- Avoid foods that may make energy levels sag, such as sodas, energy drinks and coffee loaded with sugar. Drink enough fluids, such as skim milk, water or tea without sugar.
Posted: August 2016