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Judicious Ways To Staying Recharged – Part I

Submitted by on August 9, 2009 – 9:55 pmNo Comment

A majority section of people are constantly whining about being exhausted or worn-out, citing reasons of excessive matters to tend to, with critical time to spare. But, mostly the underlying energy soakers are our diet, sleep patterns and our emotional quotient. By just adopting few simplistic, refreshing alterations, one will definitely be more adept to copying with energy drainers in our lives.

One might have noted that gorging on certain foods makes us more prone to go in for some nibbling or makes us drowsy after an hour. Even decreased intakes of fluids are known to make one scatty and less sharp. Diet patterns play a crucial task in our day-to-day functioning hence one needs to adhere to the below said practices to combat tiredness.

  • Research has revealed that those who regularly ate breakfast felt energetic and exhibited enhanced levels of physical and mental health in comparison to those who missed out on their morning mealtime. Filling up on a bowlful of muesli at breakfast has been found to reduce cortisol levels that are directly linked to stress. Hence, one needs to make it a point to consume breakfast irrespective of feeling famished or not.
  • Through the day one needs to distribute small-sized meals in three or four hours time intervals with two snacks interspersed in between. This will assist in maintaining steady glucose and energy levels throughout the day. Heavy meals only exert strain on the digestive system leaving one feeling languid. Every small portion meal should ideally comprise of a combo of carbohydrates needed for energy generation, proteins that aid in energy sustenance and wholesome fats derived from nuts, olive, canola oil. This will help avert the sugar pangs and the eventual intermittent sugary high and immediate dip.
  • Loading on fiber is the best option for staying perked up due to its slow and sustained energy releasing power into the bloodstream. The regular consumption of up to thirty grams of fiber is advocated that can be obtained from sources like raisins, black beans, multigrain bread or tortilla, baked popcorn, apple inclusive of the skin, whole wheat pasta.
  • A daily dose of Omega-3 essential fatty acids found in fish, walnut, canola oil aid in maintaining a sharp mind. The Omega-3 fatty acids prompt the body to convert carbohydrates into glycogen that is a glucose form rather than as fat.
  • Maintaining optimal intake of water through the day is essential to regulate the flow of energy-generating fluids within the body. A slight decrease of fluid intake leads to thickening of the blood causing the heart to beat harder to pump blood all over leading to weariness. Consuming water based fruits, curds, carrot juice are great to keep optimal fluid levels.
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