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Which foods can help me maintain high energy levels?

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD
Emergency Medicine
To keep your energy up throughout the day, the most important thing you can do is stick to an overall healthy, balanced diet. Include high-quality sources of healthy fats (such as nuts) and lean protein, because these provide long-lasting energy. Make sure to drink plenty of water. Avoid foods containing lots of sugar, because the inevitable sugar crash will cause your energy levels to plummet. Also, pay attention to how your body reacts to certain foods. In my case, carbs make me sleepy.

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