The food we eat is essentially the fuel our body runs on, and when we fill up on rubbish – unsurprisingly our energy levels are affected. Eating foods that work with the body to increase energy however will help both your body and brain function at their best.
If you suffer from lethargy and have ruled out any medical causes, try upping your intake of the following foods:
This underused vegetable is coming into season now and is a fantastic source of energy. If you’re not a fan of the taste, try juicing it with carrot and ginger for an energy boosting drink before hitting the gym.
Helping to detox your body, ginger reduces inflammation and encourages the body to work at its best. This naturally helps to increase energy levels as the body isn’t overworked trying to eliminate toxins. Add ginger to juices or include some in a stir-fry.