Causes of energy shortages are varied, from chronic stress to underlying health problems.
Exhaustion, fatigue, “burnout,” or simply feeling tired—all can be categorized under the general umbrella of a lack of energy—and are common complaints in our modern society. Causes of these energy shortages are varied, from chronic stress to underlying health problems such as autoimmune and adrenal issues. It’s no wonder co ee houses, where millions get their daily ca eine x, can be found on almost every city block in America!
But quick xes like co ee are temporary. What can you do to truly increase your energy levels in the long term?
“Pure Energy” on p. 38 has some answers. When you fuel your body with the nutrients it craves on a deep level, it will reward you with the energy you need to live your busy life and truly thrive. Lifestyle habits also play a role, such as stress management and exercise. Read about the top-recommended nutrients and easy-to-incorporate tips in this feature.
Often, vitamin de ciencies contribute to fatigue. And vitamin and mineral de ciencies are more common than you might think, underlying many health conditions. For example, people who su er from chronic fatigue syndrome are commonly de cient in vitamin B12 and/or vitamin D. On p. 52, read about warning signs and symptoms of seven common vitamin de ciencies.
And check out “Drink Up!” on p. 82. ese incredibly tasty superfood concoctions, created by Tess Masters, aka “e Blender Girl,” are not only loaded with healing whole foods, but they’re also infused with supplements that are guaranteed to give you an energy boost that lasts.
If you’re reading this magazine, you most likely already eat a healthy diet and live a healthy lifestyle. If you want to increase your stamina and take it to another level, this issue is lled with tips that are worth checking out!