What you put in is what you get out… this is true for most things in life!
So when it comes to your food, and your healthy lifestyle, you should be making sure that you are filling your body with all the nutrients and vitamins it needs to function optimally…
When you’re on a diet for weight loss, it is even more important to ensure that you’re getting the right balance of nutrients and vitamins even though you’re consuming fewer calories. You will not be able to exercise or concentrate properly during the day if you are ‘hungry’.
You might not actually be hungry for a meal, you could actually be feeling ‘hungry’ because your body is craving certain vitamins that it’s not getting. So read the symptoms below, carefully evaluate how you feel, and make sure to supplement your diet with foods high in all the right vitamins and minerals.
1. Tired all the time?
If you’re getting a full night’s sleep but still feel exhausted, then you are probably short of iron and/or vitamin B12. You can get iron from lean meats, beans and fortified cereals; and B12 from beef liver and clams.
These nutrients are responsible for helping your red blood cells to be healthy in order to get oxygen transported efficiently around the body.