6 vitalising foods for body and mind
If you have been ill or working overdrive on your goals then these super foods will help you get back on your feet.1. Spirulina
Spirulina is a blue-green algae which does'nt sound very appealing but what it can do for you is worth the thoughts of consuming algae.
Spirulina contains high quality vitamins, amino acids and live enzymes. The amino acids in spirulina are a more complete amino acid than meat. Spirulina is also rich in vitamin B2, B6, and B12, which transfer glucose into energy to provide physical and mental stamina. Spirulina comes in powder or tablet form and is digested and absorbed more efficiently than some other supplement tablets.2. Aloe vera
Aloe vera has so many good properties that you really need to have a constant supply! Known as the healing and strengthening plant.
It is strengthening to every cell in our bodies plus all our organs, especially the liver. Aloe vera helps repair damaged tissue, reduce inflammation, nourishes skin, hair and nails, as well as giving a feeling of well being throughout the body. You can consume aloe vera as a drink added to other natural fruit juices or take it in tablet form. You can also grow your own aloe vera plant very easily which is an attractive addition to any window sill.3. Parsley
Usually seen as a colorful decoration to food or floating in soup, parsley is actually a food that is bursting with nutrition. Parsley contains more vitamin C than all other citrus fruits. It is made up of calcium, iron, essential oils, beta carotene, phosphorus, manganese and some protein. Parsley aids the liver by reducing liver congestion, helping to prevent a sluggish liver which leads to fatigue, and also cleanses the kidneys and purifies the blood. A bunch of parsley at your next super market trip will help to have you feeling a new person.4. Coconut oil
Coconut oil is being used for so many different things nowadays lets not forget how wonderful it can be by simply consuming it! Coconut oil can boost the immune system, aid digestion, reduce blood pressure, balance cholesterol levels, help strengthen bones and teeth, as well as give relief from stress and low mood enabling the body to feel energized and balanced. Use coconut oil for your hair and skin and you will feel even better.5. Stevia
Stevia is a super food for two reasons. One for the nutritional content, and the other to save us from eating regular sugar. Stevia contains vitamins, complex carbohydrates, protein and fibre.
Stevia can regulate blood sugar levels which helps suppress sugar cravings. Stevia is also excellent for stimulating physical and mental stamina.The one thing it doesn't contain is calories.6. Sunflower seeds
These little seeds are real energy boosters. They are easy to take anywhere with you for an energy lifting snack. Sunflower seeds are power packed with 20% protein as well as being rich in the B vitamins and vitamin A. They also contain the minerals zinc, calcium, iron, potassium and phosphorus. The concentration of the B vitamins in sunflower seeds nourishes the adrenal glands. Poor adrenal function can be responsible for that feeling of fatigue during the afternoon. Sunflower seeds to the rescue for improved adrenal function and a more energized you.
I hope these foods work for you and improve your levels of energy.