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Health.com: 5 Ways Your Healthy Diet is Making You Tired

Foods for Energy

Why are you dragging? Surprise: Your healthy diet may be to blame. Here's how to get more energy.

By Norine Dworkin-McDaniel


Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective stress management can give you a much-needed boost. But to further figure out why you're slumping, you need to pinpoint the energy-sucks in your diet. (Hint: Those low-carb meals aren't doing you any favors.) "Our bodies rely on the energy and nutrients we get from food, so what you eat—and how and when you eat it—can either drain you or sustain you," says Jennifer Sacheck, PhD, associate professor of nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. These fuss-free nutrition tweaks will give you more oomph every day.

(Gluekit)
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