15 Top Energy-Building Foods.

The energy that we need to move, run, think and dream is generated by a bunch of tiny organelles called Mitochondria. Thousands of them live within every cell of your body. The have their own DNA. They come in different shapes and sizes. They move and happily thrive within us, supplying the fuel we need to survive – that is until we neglect them and make it difficult for them to do their work.

And when they’re not happy, we’re not happy.

“The mitochondria are exceedingly important to brain health, and symptoms that may come out of a dysfunctional brain, such as depression, memory loss, anxiety and mood disorders, are very closely tied to mitochondrial function.”
David Haase, M.D.

Many environmental factors influence mitochondrial health, including aging, medications, toxins, heavy metals, stress, and lack of sleep.  One key influencing factor over which you have tremendous control is what you eat.

Your mitochondria need a daily supply of high-quality nutrients to function properly. Without them, you internal combustion engine will start to spew black smoke that eventually will impair every function of your body.

Here are the top 15 energy-supporting foods you can add to your day to support your energy stores. Make sure you get a hefty dose and change them up so you aren’t eating the same things daily.
  • Raw Almonds
  • Avocado
  • Beef/Buffalo – grassfed
  • Broccoli
  • Coconut Oil
  • Green Tea
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pomegranate
  • Wild Salmon
  • Seaweed
  • Spinach