Superfoods for Sustained Energy & Stamina
Feeling tired all the time? Always falling asleep on your desk? Want to improve stamina and performance for your workout? Look for these five energy-boosting nutrients in mind that are necessary for the body to function properly, beat fatigue and help body recovery: protein, minerals, antioxidants, naturally occurring sugar and adaptogens.
An essential nutrient - Amino Acids act as the base for protein synthesis, recovery and cell development. Superfoods that comes with all the nine essential amino acids (complete protein): including Quinoa, amaranth, Plant protein powder, sacha inchi seeds into your daily meals can provide you adequate energy throughout the day and have a positive effect on your muscle development.
Eating mineral-rich foods after is essential to help our body function healthily. Especially magnesium that plays a major role in energy production, help you sleep better, and promote muscle relaxation. As we know not getting enough of magnesium may lead to fatigue paired with loss of appetite and nausea. Nature’s superfoods essential superfood blends- Super Powers, cacao powder, cacao nibs, matcha powder are all great sources of minerals.
Antioxidants are well-known as our body defenders as they help to fight harmful free radicals in our body, support cellular health and even reduce muscular fatigue and inflammation. They are extremely important in preventing health diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, stroke and other inflammatory conditions. High antioxidants such as Matcha powder (rich in EGCG), raw cacao, maqui berry, acai berry ,mulberries, ceylon cinnamon and turmeric.
Sugar (yes, really)
Naturally occurring sugars in foods are great energy sources because they are easy-to-digest instant energy for cell production. Unlike cane and other refined sugars which will spike your blood sugar level high, natural sugars come from real whole foods—including fruits, honey, yacon syrup contains trace vitamins and minerals. Our Nature’s Superfoods Superbites (including mulberries, apricots, goji berries etc) , coconut sugar, raw honey, yacon syrup contains are great options for energizing natural sugars and suitable for diabetic patients as well.
Adaptogens in Maca powder (a superfood from the Peruvian Andes) can help to support a healthy adrenal system by respond to different bodies' needs individually while bring it into balance.They also exhibit neuroprotective, anti-fatigue and anti-depressive properties. Adaptogens can gradually improving the overall ability of the entire body to take on challenging and situations and combats fatigue (physical and mental). Also suitable for athletes and bodybuilders who are interested in increasing stamina and building muscle mass.