Hey New Mom! 7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Energy Up
If that venti Americano never seems to get the job done, read on. These tips work just as well as that full night's sleep you're not going to get any time soon
Clean up your dietYour body has enough on its To Do list; why add "Filter out pesticides and hormones" to the pile? That's precious energy that could be better spent at a yoga class or meeting a friend for brunch.
Mom energy advice: Eat organic. Organic fruits and veggies are significantly lower in pesticides than their mainstream counterparts. If cost is an issue, shoot for the Big O when it comes to produce where you eat the peel (apples, potatoes, spinach, berries) and go conventional with foods that have a thick skin (bananas, pineapple, watermelon). As for protein, opt for organic or grass-fed. When cows, chickens, and pigs eat grain and other food that's been drenched in pesticides, you're eating it too -- which can sap your energy.
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