Bye-bye, spring fatigue!
If a third day, you don`t know where you are, after the clock changed, don`t panic! Several foods come to help you in the battle of a bad mood, fatigue, and lack of energy. We all know that the winter months are quite draining our body, so it’s time to take care of ourselves and boost our menu with the following TOP foods:
Spinach – When we hear the word spinach, perhaps the first association of many people is with the story of the famous cartoon character Popeye the Sailor. In the ’60s, spinach gained great popularity thanks to Popeye, and all parents stubbornly encouraged their children to consume this “magic” vegetable. And rightly so – its benefits are immense! It contains vitamins A, C, E, K, B1, B2, iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper, folic acid, phosphorus. Spinach also improves blood circulation, lead to relaxation, lowers blood pressure, assists the digestive system and improves the functions of the intestine.
Lettuce – There`s nothing better for lunch than a light lettuce salad especially from the home garden. 100% organic, as we love to say. Green salad is rich in magnesium, iron, phosphorus, thiamine, manganese, potassium, niacin, selenium and zinc, vitamins A, C, E, K. It doesn`t contain any fat and is low in calories, so it is widely preferred in many diets.
Nettle – It`s extremely useful and has proven healing benefits. Increases immunity, helps with problems with the urinary system, has anti-inflammatory effects. The nettle is high in iron and therefore is a suitable anti-anemic tool. It contains even a larger amount of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, chlorophyll and folic acid. You can unleash your imagination and include the nettle in your menu in the form of tea, smoothie, salad, soup, etc.
Avocado – also called the Miracle Fruit, because of its beneficial uses and a wide range of usage. In addition to cooking, avocado is widely appreciated in the realm of beauty. Contains vitamin K, C, E, B5, B6, potassium, folate. The potassium content is even more than that of bananas! Avocado is preferred by pregnant ladies and also many mums love adding it to their babies` food. It also assists the cardiovascular system and regulates blood sugar. It could be put in a variety of smoothies, salads, soups, sauces, and desserts.
Citrus fruits – Apart from improving your mood, it will give you energy and a large dose of vitamin C.
Citrus fruits are ideal supplements for a balanced diet. Daily consumption of citrus fruits reduces the risk of kidney stones formation. To maximize the benefits of the fruits, it`s important to consume the juices immediately after their squeezing. For a perfect start of the day, you could have a glass of water with a squeeze of lemon – a great help for awakening and activating the lymph flow in our body. Lemon also has strong antibacterial properties.
Nature`s waking up for a new life and offers us its precious gifts – enjoy them! And let’s not to forget that the best food for a good mood is the SUN!