Health Hints: 6 Surprising Energy Zappers
If you're sick and tired of feeling, well, you know, find out why your energy levels are so low and vow to make a health change -- or six
The problem is energy zappers -- the drains on our bodies and minds that make us feel like we're running out of steam and like our health is in jeopardy. And, as if feeling like you're moving at half-speed isn't bad enough, that energy void is often telegraphed by your appearance: dull skin, under-eye circles, lifeless hair -- you get the picture. It's like wearing a giant sandwich board that says "Will Work for Pep."
See which culprits are draining your energy.
Some of the biggest energy zappers in our day-to-day lives are obvious: job pressures, financial stress, relationship conflicts, poor eating habits, lack of sleep, and lack of exercise. Just listing them is exhausting.
But there are some surprising drains out there that may also be taking their toll on you and your health. To help figure out what they are (and what can be done to avoid them), we spoke with celebrity nutritionist Paula Simpson, which is a good thing because, as they say, knowledge is power and once you know what forces are working to wear you down, maybe you can do something to reclaim that lost energy.
And, P.S., if all else fails, we have a backup plan for you -- a few tips to at least help you look refreshed, revitalized and healthy -- even when you feel everything but.
See the list of energy zappers -- now. That is, if you can muster up the energy.
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