BertieCountyPeanutsFighting fatigue? For those who wake up every morning feeling groggy and struggle to keep their eyes open at work these foods are for you, for energy’s sake!

So, for energy it is highly recommended that you include the following type of foods in your diet:

Nuts – enjoy your favorite nuts, peanuts, almonds, soy nuts or better yet, mix them in a bowl on your office desk and crunch, crunch your way to high energy levels all day!

Oatmeal – for an energy boost in the morning and is a good source of iron and fiber.

Popcorn – this has to be low in fat. It is a great snack because it is easy to make and is fiber filled. You can add some flavor on it by putting seasoning or grate cheese onto it. Delicious to the last popped kernel!

Fruits – These provide a great way of keeping blood sugar levels even and for longer. Fruit has carbohydrates that boost your energy levels. They can be eaten at any time of the day and are a great source of immunity boosting vitamins.

Yogurt – this has been proven to be a good energy booster with vitamin B, which converts nutrients into energy. Pour in some nuts or fruit and this will be a well-rounded healthy combination.

Tip: Avoid foods that are high in saturated fat, as these take longer to digest, hence making blood rush to the intestinal tract from the brain, leaving you feeling sluggish.

Don’t go for a quick fix energy boost that just has sugar and caffeine; it’s quite temporary and will be harmful in the long run. Next time, you don’t have to go through the day donkey tired. Enjoy these great, healthy foods to give you that energized feeling for longer and throughout the day.