If you think popping up pill or gulping down energy drink will give you an all-day energy… think again. Real power comes from real food… fresh, nutritious, whole food! If you want to improve your physical fitness, normalize your body weight while building up round muscles and boosting up your physical potential, you need to eat a lot of power boosting superfoods.
We all need energy… it’s an essential part of our existence and the only way we can get them is by eating the right kind of food. We need to eat food that is rich in iron to produce energy from glucose, B vitamins to fuel your body with protein and fats, and complex carb to stabilize your blood sugar and energy level.
Here are some superfood that can help you stay healthy and have great energy.
Maca. The super food from Peru. Legend has it that Incan warriors ate maca before setting off to battle to increase their energy. Maca are usually found in powder form. It is a great adaptogen that enhance your strength and stamina, lower your stress level, and heighten up your libido. It is nutrient rich to help you improve your immunity and cardiovascular system. It is high in Iron to enhance good circulation of oxygenated blood around the body. Maca also has high content of calcium, magnesium, potassium, including vitamin C, E, B1 and B2. It has antioxidant to protect your cells from free radicals and premature aging of skin.
Chia Seeds. This is the secret of the Tarahumara tribe of Mexico that enable them to run distances of 100 miles. It’s one of nature’s true superfoods. Having them for breakfast is the best way to increase your fiber supply. It is also packed with potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, phosphorus as well as omega 3 and 6, vitamin C and antioxidants. A regular diet of chia seeds will provide you with full nutrient that your body needs with minimal number of calories and help you maintain a good digestion, detoxification and most of all a super boost of energy.
Spirulina. One of nature’s perfect food. A blue-green algae that is made up of 65 % complete protein, several times higher than what you can get from meat, poultry and fish! It’s also loaded with all the essential amino acids to build up your endurance and strength. They are also high in chlorophyll to control your appetite and facilitate fat loss, including a good supply of beta carotene, omega 3 and 6 and antioxidants. Spirulina comes in powder and tablet form, but it’s best to take it in powder for direct and quick absorption in the body.
Goji Berries. The berries with unmatched health-promoting powers. They are very high in antioxidant, beta-carotene and Vitamin C. They also contain 21 minerals 18 amino acids. Goji improves your vision, boost sperm production, nourishes kidney and liver, and improves blood circulation.
To be totally fit you also need to have enough sleep, at least for a good 8 hours. Lack of sleep can affect your concentration and weaken your immune system, so take time to let your body cells to produce and release proteins and heal itself.
Stay fit. Eat organic superfoods.
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