Ensuring your blood sugar is balanced will prevent diabetes. But did you know that irregularities or fluctuations in your blood sugar could also lead to chronic fatigue syndrome? The blood sugar-fatigue connection is not as simple as the relationship between cortisol and insulin. A quick reminder for new readers, insulin is a hormone that is … [Read more...]
Eat For Energy
Do you know which foods are sapping your energy?
The first step in regaining your energy and overcoming fatigue is identifying exactly which foods make you tired. This is not as simple as eating so-called “healthy” foods and avoiding the “unhealthy” foods. That advice will only get you so far.
The foods that cause fatigue in you are different than the foods that cause fatigue in your friend.
You need to move beyond diets and nutrition plans. You need to identify exactly which foods give you energy and which foods make you tired. I'll show you how!
Take a look below to see some of our most recent posts on how you can Eat For Energy!
Red meat causes cancer, diabetes, and heart disease - so says the media. But is that what the research suggests? There's likely no more controversial food than red meat. There are those who believe that you should never consume red meat. And others who think you should follow a carnivorous diet - eating almost exclusively red meat. As always, … [Read more...]
Your friend went keto and felt amazing. But whenever you try to keto, you feel nauseous, fatigued, and just plain awful. What's going on? How could a keto diet make you tired? You went on a keto diet to improve your fatigue. But now you're more tired than before you started. Sound familiar? I see this phenomenon happen regularly. It's very … [Read more...]
The health world is abuzz with the benefits of intermittent fasting. But will those with chronic fatigue syndrome get the same benefits? Or could intermittent fasting actually make you more tired? For the uninitiated, intermittent fasting is voluntarily withholding food intake for a short period of time. Fasting, as I'm sure you're already … [Read more...]
If you have chronic fatigue syndrome, should you go paleo, keto, high carb, low carb, moderate carb, Atkins, South Beach, or follow some other nutrition plan? What actually is the best diet for chronic fatigue syndrome? If you're at all familiar with my work, you'll know that I believe individuality is key when it comes to your nutrition plan. … [Read more...]
High fat low carbohydrate, or ketogenic diets are becoming increasingly popular. But should those with adrenal fatigue jump on the keto bandwagon? For any of you paying attention to the media, this is the year of the ketogenic diet. Supporters claim that a ketogenic diet can help you: lose weight; balance blood sugar and insulin; avoid … [Read more...]
Are fruits and fruit juices a good source of energy? Or are they secretly contributing to your fatigue levels? Fruits are healthy, right? From a big picture point of view, yes, fruits are generally healthy. However, upon closer investigation, nature's healthy sweets could secretly be making you tired. Whether a fruit conveys a … [Read more...]
Could your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners be a hidden cause of fatigue? Yes. Something as simple as the food you eat could very well be causing your fatigue. But these food-related offenders often hide below the surface. They don't cause fatigue immediately. Instead, they're more like a chronic, slow-motion drain on your energy … [Read more...]