Stress, unhe althy diet, thyroid problems and more. These are just some of the reasons why we feel a lack of energy, which disrupts our normal rhythm of life. Surprisingly, a number of other things in everyday life can make us feel exhausted. Check out 7 of them.
Your diet is wrong
Food is our main source of energy. Every part of our body needs nutrients to function properly. When we eat, our stomach breaks down the food, which is metabolized into glucose, which we need for physical and mental activity.
If you're dieting (or not) to keep your energy levels low, make sure your daily menu provides you with at least 2,000 calories and includes raw nuts, seeds, whole grains, low-fat dairy produce, he althy proteins, fruits and vegetables. Lack of energy can be due to a deficiency of carbohydrates, proteins.
Did you know that according to an American study, 1.5% water loss in normal (body) water volume or mild dehydration can affect our energy levels, concentration.
According to the World He alth Organization, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in the world. Deficiency of the mineral is associated with insufficient hemoglobin synthesis. As a result, iron deficiency anemia develops, which leads to frequent fatigue, lack of energy.
You don't exercise regularly
According to scientists, regular low-intensity exercise can increase our energy levels and counteract fatigue. Try to move your body every day by walking, cycling, swimming.
You probably think that your posture while walking and sitting doesn't really matter. On the contrary, there is, especially about whether you will feel energetic or not. When our posture is incorrect, we harm the back, the spine, and the body constantly has to make adjustments, to balance, which drains our energy.
Be careful with late-night caffeine
According to scientists from Michigan, caffeine intake within six hours before bedtime affects both sleep time and quality. Therefore, be careful with afternoon coffees. If your sleep is inadequate, you can't feel in shape.
You stay indoors for a long time
Work in an office? There are certainly air conditioners there to keep you cool and warm. Lack of fresh air can make you sleepier, and so can the environment. Therefore, if possible, take short breaks for walks outside.