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Vegan Foods to Boost Your Energy

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One of the questions that non-vegan people have is, “If you eat plant-based, how can you be energetic?” and in fact, that can be challenging. Below we look into vegan foods to boost your energy. 

The most important part of having a plant-based diet is to consume the right foods and combine them properly to maintain your well-being and energy levels. 

This vegan journey is constant learning, and the good thing is that we all have access to infinite information to keep us informed, to learn every day, to have a better diet, and to be conscious of how it is affecting our body. 

After that, combine, play, and experiment with vegan foods or vegan- friendly replacements shakes to boost your energy. It’s going to be so fun! And you won’t believe how flavourful vegan food is.

Tofu: 

It’s a great source of protein. Tofu consists of soybean curds, and it’s naturally low in calories and gluten-free. Tofu is also rich in iron and calcium. 

Research has linked Tofu with high levels of isoflavones, and it serves as antioxidants. 

Tofu is excellent to enhance your hair and skin health, they help to maintain a healthy weight, and of course, they boost energy levels. One of the greatest things that Tofu has it’s so easy to combine and to cook.

 

Avocado:

Avocado is incredibly nutritious, and it’s one of my favorites because of its delicious flavor. There are many types of avocados, but the most popular variety is the Hass Avocado. 

Hass Avocado

They contain a large variety of nutrients, including different vitamins and minerals, like Potassium, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E. 

Avocados are creamy, you can have them for breakfast, in your salads, or scoop them out with a spoon and eat them plain. 

 

Oats:

They’re gluten-free grains, and they’re a great source of vitamins and minerals. They have many benefits, and they help to reduce the risk of heart disease, lowering blood sugar levels, and weight loss. 

They’re also luxurious fiber, carbs, and protein, in fact, more than many other grains, so they’re great to start your day with energy

 

Tahini: 

Aside from its culinary uses, they’re super healthy, and they’re precious minerals and vitamins such as Vitamin B6 and thiamine (Vitamin 1), and they’re also rich in anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fats.

Tahini is also rich in antioxidants. It contains an antioxidant called lignans, that help with free radical damage in your body, which are unstable compounds. And high levels in your body can contribute to the development of diseases such as Type-2 Diabetes and heart diseases.

 

Smoothies:

And finally, Smoothies, that is an excellent option as an on-the-go snack. You just need to take into account the fruits and vegetables that can speed your energy. 

To name some, you can use bananas, berries, kiwis, apples, mango, spinach, kale. You can blend your favorite fruits or vegetables with vegetable milk, and if you add chia seeds, you’ll have the perfect mixture to maintain yourself with energy. 

As a tip, try to limit your fruits to no more than one cup, so you can consider adding more green vegetables to your smoothie.

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Alexandra Patricia

Written by Alexandra Patricia

Alexandra enjoys simple things in life, like dancing while walking on the street or teaching her dog new tricks. She has a greater love for writing, reading, music and arts overall.

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