Feeling tired and fatigued doesn't have to be a part of your daily routine. In this video, Dr. Ann Kulze shows us some food that can help boost your energy.
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Dr. Ann Kulze: And if it takes its epidemic in America and one of the most common complains I get as a physician is Dr. Ann I’m so tired on having a energy and then she ashamed because the fact of matter is if you give the human body, proper nourishment, hydration, physical activity and rest. Assuming that there is no chronicle acute illness it should give you balances energy. And it tells us how many people are so completely abstract with the fundamental of healthy living give it there it just this true epidemic of the tea. I think that was sort of trundle forward the explosives sells and use of all of this energy drinks which are nothing more than water and sugar and a beagle fat whapping those of caffeine. Almost like a pharmacologic like drugs those of caffeine and you know if you have to force to drive all night because of unbelievable circumstance I do think they have a place assuming you’re healthy. But by law I think for the average person you just need a little boost of energy, much more wholesome and healthier and jilter and say for ways to do it. And I love to share with you my topics for energy boosting foods. And the first is a— you know one of my most favorite foods in the world and I’m a huge advocate of taking forces of dark chocolate in a regular basis. And it’s fantastic for energy on a number of fronts, it’s really cool. And here’s what we know, first of all is got a little sugar and guess what? Sugar provides your brain and your muscles glucose which is there to fulfill. Is the only fill the brain can use? The other thing in dark chocolate and this is probably his biggest assets for boosting energy is its fill with those amazing fatty chemicals called flavonoids, some of the most potent antioxidant we have ever discovered and what would they do? The make the cells that lying your arteries I mean like, oh so happy they start singing that’s the Teflon coating of your arteries. Ultimately resulting and significantly increase blood flow, is blood flow important for energy? Absolutely the better you blood flow the more energy you are going to have. A couple other cool things about dark chocolate is got natural stimulants, it’s got natural stimulants like caffeine like substance. You get a little or not and then it’s also been shown probably because it just taste so good to boost the levels of two of your body’s natural feel good chemicals which are endorphins and serotonin right. So dark chocolate is awesome, I find it one of the taste is waste to boost my energy. An then we have freshly brewed tea, freshly brewed tea. Unless you have a great caffeine kit, guess you got the caffeine and you get that little boost and it’s got the perfect dose of caffeine. One thing you need to know about caffeine is yes it’s increases your energy, it’s give you a boost in your mode, it can also help in your in concentration but if you get too much like is in those energy drinks it actually can sabotage your brain function, you may still fell wild and energetic but your won’t work as well. Perfect dose of caffeine on all fronts and tea, the other thing great about tea again freshly brewed, white, green, black and this is green tea which one of my most favorites is also fill with antioxidants and in this case called caticans that significantly improve blood flow by making the cells that lying in your artery happy. Okay, there we have soy nuts. If you’ve never try soy nuts, these are roasted soy beans you need to try them and I love them for energy for few reasons. First of all there starches are has some carbs and remember carbs that you taken or it transform your body to glucose which is what your brain and your muscles use fulfill but they have protein a good amount of protein all of the essential amino acids and guess what? Your brain needs a constant supply, constant supply of amino acids to work and believe it or not this is a plant food that has all of them. The other thin