During an exhausting day at work or school, at times all you need is just the right food that will revitalize your body and refresh your brain cells. This article will show you some of the protein filled foods that can boost your energy like you never imagined.
1. Whole Wheat Pancake
Whole wheat grains are generally known for their high nutritional content coupled with protein, fiber, B Vitamins, antioxidants and minerals ranging from iron to zinc, copper and magnesium. To make this recipe you will need white whole wheat flour, buttermilk powder, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, salt, omega-3-enriched egg, water and canola oil.
2. Ginger-Mango Smoothie
Making this is very simple: you just need to combine yogurt, mango slices, nectar, banana, milk, honey and ginger grated fresh ginger. At the end, the ginger-mango smoothie has a nutritional value of 239 calories, 12 grams of protein, 30 grams of carbohydrate, 3 grams of fiber, 9.1 grams of fat, and 1.5 grams of saturated fat and 87 milligrams of sodium.
3. Brown Rice
Brown rice is very rich in magnesium – this is the mineral that primarily produces energy from proteins and carbs. Health experts have indicated that consuming a sufficient portion of brown rice will help to maintain your energy levels throughout the day.
4. Sweet Potatoes
We also have sweet potatoes on the list of energy giving foods. Sweet potatoes are highly rich in carbohydrates as well as Vitamins A and C. Research has indicated this Vitamins will largely help in fighting morning sickness and mid-day fatigue.
5. Poached Eggs and Asparagus
Poached Eggs and Asparagus are known to be very effective in fighting against depression and anxiety. Eggs have been attributed to be a very good source of Vitamin D – which is one of the best anti-depressants there is.
“A spoonful of honey is nature’s equivalent of an energy drink.” Experts have indicated that having some honey in the day time can serve as a “muscle fuel” and can greatly replenish your muscles with energy after a workout.
7. Spaghetti with Steamed mussels
The final food on the list is spaghetti with steamed mussels. Health experts have indicated that mussels contain a rich amount of vitamin B12, an important element for putting you in a good mood.
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