Monday, 17 February 2014

12 Instant Energy Foods:

Source: Health living, Healthtips



1. Sweet Potato: High in carbohydrates and loaded with beta-carotene (vitamin A) and vitamin C.
2. Honey: Low on the glycemic index, a time-released muscle fuel which helps replenish muscles.
3. Bananas: Composed mostly of sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose) and fiber.
4. Apples: High in fiber, longer to digest and prolonged energy release.
5. Oranges: High in vitamin C, Potassium, Folate, Pectin and fiber.
6. Spinach: An excellent source of Iron, a key component of energy production in the body.
7. Beans: Both a protein and a complex carb, they’re a must for both carnivores and vegetarians.
8. Almonds: Copper and manganese neutralize toxins within cells. Riboflavin aids oxygen-based energy production.
9. Salmon: High omega-3 fatty acid content lowers cholesterol, contains protein and vitamin B6, niacin and riboflavin—which convert food into vital energy.
10. Yogurt: Rich in magnesium and calcium which helps replenish your glycogen sources.
11. Eggs: Contains rich protein and essential amino acids used to rebuild and repair muscle.
12. Brown Rice: Rich in manganese which helps produce energy from protein and carbs.


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