Natural ways to boost your energy for the holidays

Life can be especially hectic during the holiday season and that can add up to feeling especially tired and fatigued. Good thing that there are some easy natural foods and supplements that can help give you an added boost. Check out some of our favorites and make sure to check us out this Thursday on Daybreak to see us talk about them.

FlapJacked
Eating a great breakfast is a wonderful way to energize yourself first thing in the morning!  FlapJacked pancake mix is easy to prepare making it simple for the modern families busy and active lifestyles. FlapJacked is perfectly balanced to fuel your body and help control hunger. This delicious, protein-packed and fiber-rich pancake mix is made with only the highest quality ingredients such as whole grain oats, quinoa and coconut flour that provides the body with the essentials to stay healthy and feel great. They fortify it with Whey Protein Isolate and naturally sweeten with real fruit (no sugar added!). www.flapjacked.com

Maca Powder
Maca is a root vegetable grown in the Peruvian Andes. It was sacred to the Incas and has been used as a food and medicine in South America for centuries. It is well known for its ability to help enhance strength and endurance. In fact, Incan warriors would often consume macs before long journeys and battles.  You’ll find a variety of Maca Powder products including Sunfood Superfoods Nutrient-Rich Maca Powder and TerrAmazon Organic Maca Powder. You’ll also find it in Vega’s delicious Maca Chocolate.

Kroeger Herb Products
When it comes to supplements that help to fight fatigue, it’s important that your body is able to recognize them as food so that it can utilize the nutrients. Since 1978 Kroeger Herb has been one of the leaders when it comes to making high quality supplements that work in synergy with the body. Among the most popular for energy include Anti-Fatigue, a unique vitamin formula designed to nourish your hard-working adrenal glands and Okra Vites, a multivitamin that uses Okra to lend support to the lymph system so that vitamins can be carried to wherever they are needed.

Goji Berries
Goji berries have been used in Asian herbal medicine for more than 5,000 years. The goji berry is one of the most nutrient-rich foods on Earth and is packed with essential amino acids, vitamin A and more than 20 additional trace minerals and vitamins. Throughout time goji berries have been used to help increase metabolism and boost energy levels. You’ll find it in different products including Navitas Naturals Organic Raw Goji Berries and Himalania Dark Chocolate Covered Goji Berries.