Feeling a bit sluggish lately? If you are feeling tired, achy, and even depressed, the answer to feeling better may be in your diet. You can change a lot by the way you eat, and changing up your diet doesn’t have to be difficult. If you are ready to boost your energy and start feeling better, check out these diets that could help you.
Carb cycling is when you eat low carbs for a few days, medium level of carbs for a day or two and have one or two high day of carbs. By doing this, your metabolism gets revved up and you start to wean yourself off of carbs, which can be quite addictive and a major cayuse of weight gain. One of the best ways to manage this type of diet is to have a low day, medium day, low day, high day, low day, cheat day. This way, your body is constantly shifting gears on the carbs it has o consume, which will keep your metabolism from getting slow.
Juicing diets are not recommended for everyone, or for the long run. If you have considered a juicing diet, though, it can have major benefits. For one, your body will cleanse itself of water weight, which can give you a quick boost for seeing weight loss. Second, it will help you get your servings of fruits and vegetables in, plus you will stay hydrated, which can help your heart and metabolism.
Even if you are not a diabetic, this type of diet can have a major impact on keeping your metabolism boosted, all while making sure you get in the nutrients you need and feel full all day long. One of the most important aspects of this diet is making sure you eat at certain times of the day so that your blood sugar doesn’t drop and send your body into starvation mode, or cause cravings. By eating every 2.5-3.5 hours, you will stay full and your metabolism won’t dip. This means your body won’t hold on to fat as long as if you wait too long between meals. In addition, you keep your blood sugar steady and stable, which will keep your mood level and ward off headaches and other body pains.
Adding more water
No matter your diet, add in more water, if you are drinking less than two quarts a day. Drinking at least two quarts is the recommendation and will keep your body working the way it should. Dehydration can cause aches, pains, dizziness, hunger, and a host of other issues. Warding off dehydration with water is simple and helps you feel better.