I’m sure you know by now that eggs are a great source of protein (6.5 grams of protein in one medium egg!). But, did you know that eggs are also loaded with a bunch of necessary vitamins and minerals to boost energy and immunity? When you eat some eggs, you’re also fueling up your body with iron and zinc. Iron is vital to a woman’s body to help boost energy and relieve you of feeling run down and tired. Zinc is an extra boost to your immune system and aids in turning your food into energy.
Try This: Scramble three eggs, add some avocado, salsa, and wrap in a tortilla for an energy-boosting breakfast.
You’ve probably heard that walnuts are good for your mind because of their eerie familiarity to our brain. They are jam-packed with nutrients, and something we don’t get enough of in our average modern diet. Just a handful of these can give you up to 90% of your recommended daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids. Not only does this boost your energy, but studies have shown that adding omega-3’s to your diet can protect you from high blood pressure, stroke risks, and certain cancers. These inconspicuous nuts are loaded with anti-inflammatory benefits, and they taste great too.
Try This: Add a handful of walnuts with some cranberries and banana chips in a zip-loc bag for a tropical boost to-go!
Popeye the Sailor didn’t down cans of spinach for no reason. Spinach is loaded with iron to help fight sluggishness and strengthen muscles. The next time you’re feeling tired and out of it, just think green! This leafy green will save you from your tired eyes and perk you up so you can take on the day with energy and vitality.
Try This: Stick a handful of spinach leaves in a blender and mix with some frozen pineapple, ginger, lemon juice, and coconut water for a zesty green smoothie.