Eating habits could be chipping away at your energy levels
The main engine in your body that controls how much energy you have (or don’t have) is your metabolism. Although there are things out of your control that decrease your metabolism, such as aging, there are simple things you can control to increase metabolism, such as eating a healthy diet. Eating the right foods at the right time will help keep your energy level steady throughout the day.
What you eat or don’t eat affects your metabolism, which controls your energy. You should think of using food as fuel in keeping your energy levels high. That’s what food does for our bodies. So if you hit a wall in the afternoon, instead of reaching for a pot of coffee, eat an apple with peanut butter. Want to know why? Keep reading.
It’s important to realize the process of digestion burns calories and certain foods require more energy to digest than others. As much as 10 percent of the calories we burn throughout the day comes from the digestion of foods.
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