“Fatigue breaks us down physically and emotionally and wreaks havoc on the immune system, making us more susceptible to illness, depression, and even chronic conditions like heart disease.” Says Dina Aronson, RD. Instinctively, when you experience low energy levels you tend to reach for candy or a cup of coffee to get a quick boost. Unfortunately, both have short-lived effects and can be detrimental to your health. The key to energy boosting is to go for super foods that are rich in fiber, protein and complex carbohydrates. These foods will give you lasting energy and protect you from cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and other diseases. Wondering what these super foods are? Keep reading to find out.
Smoothies are thick shake type drinks filled with nutrients that you wouldn’t want to miss. They are made mainly from fruits and vegetables, and of course you know what that means; a pool of body enriching nutrients!
Ever wondered whether smoothies have any health benefits at all to the body? Well, below are a few health benefits of smoothies before we get started:
- Smoothies help keep you hydrated
- They are a good source of body enriching minerals
- They make a healthy breakfast
- Smoothies are better than multi-vitamins
Preparing smoothies daily is something that is virtually feasible as it may be time consuming especially for the tightly scheduled dudes who have little or no time to start putting ingredients into the blender early in the morning. I dodge this mishap by creating a week’s worth of smoothie. How do you do this?