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High Energy Food: Top Five

Top 5 Energy foods are: High Energy Foods that will give you the needed energy required for the day

1. Water
2. Chia seeds
3. Bananas
4. Quinoa
5. Green tea

More Information regarding the list of high energy foods:

Water:

Humans have approximately 55% – 78% water; that also depends on the body sizes too. For the body to function properly; about seven liters of water per day is required to avoid dehydration. The amount of water intake also depends on the environment such as temperature, humidity, activities and other factors. Most of the water enters through eating foods and drinking water. Most health experts recommend approximately 2 liters of water intake daily to maintain proper hydration. Water is also the essence of life.  The body needs water in order to move the fluids smoothly, transport nutrition and various other metabolites in order for the body to remain at efficient energy levels.

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Drinking water can give high energy

Chia seeds:

Chia seeds most often is made into breakfast cereals, smoothies, yogurt, bread, tortillas, and energy bars. Dried Chia seeds contains a rich source of vitamin B, niacin, and thiamin.  Most foods that you’ve seen contains chia seeds like your hamburger that you buy at your local fast food restaurant, although it is not recommended to eat junk food.  Chia seeds are added to help boost energy for the day.  A brief history on these seeds tell a story of the Mayans and the Aztec civilizations storing these seeds until they eat it for an energy boost.

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Chia Seeds Used for Food

Bananas:

Bananas have a rich source of vitamin B6. Bananas also contain a moderate amount of vitamin C, manganese (essential for development and metabolism) and dietary fiber.  Bananas are everywhere.  They can be found at your local grocery stores to the major supermarket chains.  You can keep a banana stored somewhere, and when needed; just eat one.  The banana food will give you an energy boost when eaten.

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Banana used to boost high energy.

Quinoa:

Quinoa has a rich source of dietary fiber, B vitamins, protein and dietary minerals. Here are a few to list: manganese, phosphorus, folate, zinc, iron and magnesium.

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Quinoa eaten for energy.

Green Tea:

Green tea helps lower the blood concentration of total cholesterol. Green tea also contains caffeine.

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Green Tea drink to boost energy levels.

Low Calorie Foods, The Top 5

  1. Watercress

– contains 4 calories per cup.

– The plant is made of 95% water and has low protein, carbohydrates, fat, and dietary fiber.  the plant i also rich in vitamin K, and harbor vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, calcium, manganese, and vitamin B6.

  1. Arugula

– contains 5 calories per cup

– This plant is rich in potassium and vitamin C.

  1. Celery

– contains 6 calories per stalk

– Some people think eating celery can actually consume calories known as negative calories although this is scientifically unproven.

  1. Bok Choy

– contains 9 calories per 5 leaves

– The plant is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K.

  1. Radish

– contains 17 calories per cup

– Has a moderate level of vitamin C

 

Additional Information:

Vitamin K:

Is a fat-soluble substance that the body needs for complete synthesis of select proteins that are in use for blood coagulation.   It also is need for the binding of calcium in certain tissues and bones.  A deficiency in this vitamin causes uncontrolled bleeding, weaken bones and leads to calcification of soft tissues and arteries.

Relaxation From Foods

Relaxation From Eating Foods

There are some foods that can make the self relaxed.  Ever wondered if you can eat something and just relax.

Relaxation is an emotional state of low tension. There is no anxiety, anger or fear. When a person is relaxed, the mind is stress free. Stress leads to mental and physical problems.

Eat the foods listed in the video and feel the sensation of relaxation.

Sleeping Foods and Drowsiness

The Top 5 Foods That Make You Sleep

There are various foods that when eaten, can actually make a person tired and want to fall asleep.  Ever wondered when you slept enough and after a meal, you become sleepy.  This is the answer!  Here are the top five foods that can make you sleep.  It would be recommended that you eat these foods before going to bed as these food will knock you to sleep.

  1. Bananas
  2. Honey
  3. Turkey
  4. Sunflower Seeds
  5. Valerian Tea