This month's newsletter is about eating to boost one's energy. Energy, in scientific terms, is measured by calories or kilojoules (1 calorie= 4.2 kilojoules). We often see the words "high in energy" written on food packages. Be careful when you see this, as this product is most likely high in carbohydrates and/or fat. So, yes, if you need more calories in your diet, eat the "high energy" foods. If you want to boost your energy levels, refer to the article posted below.
I have had quite a bit of experience working in corporate wellness. The very common issues there include either eating too many fast foods and high fat snacks, or not eating enough throughout the day. Both of these scenarios lead to poor energy levels. We either get too busy and forget to eat or we tend to pick the quickest options laden with fat and salt. This is usually a means to fill our bellies and satisfy our cravings, because, you guessed it, our energy levels are low!
The article below has concise advice on how to eat to boost your energy levels: