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Zapping Your Energy?
FROM RICE AND PASTA TO COFFEE, SOME OF THE FOODS AND BEVERAGES WE CONSUME ON A DAILY
BASIS ARE ACTUALLY MAKING US TIRED, LISTLESS AND COMPLETELY DRAINED OF ENERGY.
HEALTH
TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT SOME OF THESE CULPRITS AND INSTEAD SHOWS YOU ENERGY
BOOSTING ALTERNATIVES TO BRING THE PEP BACK INTO YOUR LIFE.
Whether we eat a juicy burger and fries, an innocuous sandwich or a simple rice and curry lunch, energy slumps can
interfere with work productivity and can even be dangerous in the case of driving and falling asleep behind the wheel
of the car. According to Lovely Ranganath, Senior Nutritionist at Healthtrendz meal delivery in Dubai, if you want to
maximize your energy, the nutritional message is simple; “Eat slow releasing carbohydrates, ensure you have adequate
intake of all essential nutrients, and avoid stimulants and depressants,” she says. “Also consume more fresh fruits,
vegetables, and add fiber rich complex carbohydrates such as brown rice, quinoa, buckwheat, lean protein choices like fish,
nuts, as well as plenty of water; all which are highly recommended.”
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