Welcome back to our Staying In The Nutrition Know blog! This week we have these topics for you: the top foods Americans eat (and which ones you should buy organic), vitamins and supplements that can help you with energy levels, and lifestyle habits that can affect your blood pressure.
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Staying In The Nutrition Know articles:
Looking to get those pesky pesticides out of your food? This list can help with that! LIVESTRONG compiled data using their app MyFitnessPal to see what the most popular foods Americans eat. What are the top 5 most popular foods? They are coffee, bananas, eggs, apples, and chicken breast.
From the top 40 most popular foods, they commented on which ones you should make sure to buy organic to keep from making pesticides a regular part of your diet.
11 Vitamins and Supplements That Boost Energy – Healthline
Trust us. Energy drinks are not the way to go if you are looking to increase energy. Mostly because they are terrible for you. But that is a different article for a different day.
This evidence-based article says that if you are looking for energy try these vitamins and supplements: Ashwagandha, Rhodiola Rosea, CoQ10, Vitamin B12, Iron, Creatine, Citrulline, Beetroot Powder, Melatonin, Tyrosine, or Caffeine With L-Theanine
Adapting Lifestyle Habits Can Quickly Lower Blood Pressure – American Society for Nutrition
It is all about lifestyle. This something we tell everyone that works with us. Unhealthy habits breed unhealthy results. This article is saying the same and even shares that some of the participants cut their stroke risk in half. That’s right. In HALF. How? For this study, a vegan diet, walking outside daily, drinking lots of water, getting adequate sleep, and participating in optional spiritual activities.
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