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The following article was submitted by an associate of mine Yuri Elkaim. Check it out and and learn the simple secret of eating a raw food diet. Check out Eating for Energy NOW!

It’s really unfortunate that the vast majority of the population turns to stimulants instead of looking to whole foods for a boost of invigorating energy. I guess part of the problem is that humans are generally lazy and would rather take the “magic pill” to fix all their problems.

But when it comes to having more energy the irony is that the stimulating foods such coffee, sugar, and energy drinks actually fatigue your body in the long run. Sure they give you a quick jolt of energy but then their real effects are felt as they wear down your adrenal glands, disrupt your blood sugar, and create a huge crash after the initial high. Essentially they are drugs. They are not foods that give us energy.

Ok, then, what are some natural foods that will give you long-lasting energy?

Well, you may want to consider that no single food will give you more energy than your overall diet. Sure you could add in some of the energy foods I describe below, but if your diet is horrific to begin with, then you will not see the sustained level of energy that you want.

Instead of searching for “miracle” energy foods your goal should be to eat a diet that consists of foods that are vibrating at higher energies. This means eating more raw living foods. When a food has not been cooked, it maintains its natural energy properties (not to mention all of its other nutrients). Thus, when you eat raw foods, you’re giving your body direct energy from the ultimate source – the sun – as most of these foods will be plant-based, and the sun is where they get their energy.

The closer you eat to the bottom of the food chain, the more nutrition and energy will you acquire. Think about it – it takes more of your energy to digest animal meat than it does to digest a green vegetable, right? Plus, this green veggie will have the maximum amount of living energy versus a dead animal carcass.

Thus, to have more energy, you need to follow a high energy diet. After that, you can start to knit pick and see which specific foods give you more energy, if at all.

To help you get started, here is a list of some my favourite energizing foods:

– wheat grass – if you haven’t tried wheat grass then you’re missing out on some big time energy and nutrition. Growing it and juicing yourself can be a bit of a pain but you can easily get a “shot” at most health food stores or juice bars. 1 oz of wheat grass juice packs more nutrition than 2.5 lbs of green leafy veggies!

– raw cacao (nibs or powder) – incredible source of magnesium, antioxidants, and life force. These give me a natural high that can last for hours without the subsequent like you would get from coffee and caffeinated beverages.

– goji berries – another incredible source of antioxidants and polysaccharides that improve cell-to-cell communication. I actually combine these with my raw cacao nibs and complementary tastes work really well together.

Remember that although these foods provide incredible nutrition they are the like the healthier version of coffee and other quick fixes. The key still remains to follow a raw foods diet, as much as possible, that will provide you with tons of life force, alkalinity, and nutrients to help your body thrive.

 

About the Author

Yuri Elkaim is one of the world’s leading holistic nutrition and health experts. If you want to lose weight and live your healthiest and most energetic life ever, then you can learn more about his raw food diet book, Eating for Energy and get started with aFREE 6-part Energy Secrets e-course by visiting Eating for Energy today.

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Recently, I tried a new product2014-11-18_1146_BioTrust_Imagecalled BioTrust Low Carb Protein Powder. WOW!! I have tried Protein Powders before butNOTHING like BioTrust!! 1 gram of sugar and NO Carbs! This was exactly what I was looking for. As you know(referring to my Long Time subscribers), those who have been with me for years…I am into a healthy lifestyle kind of thing and always looking toward dropping another pound or two and at the same time: eating something that will satiate me, fill me up, something that is completely healthy and will not affect my bodies insulin production or Glucose levels.

When I made the decision to turn my life around, I found whom I considered to be theworld’s foremost nutritionist… leastwise for me and my situation. This was not an easy task. This was almost 5 years ago. This nutritionist provided the means by which I was able to lose over 87 pounds in 18 months but more important than the massive weight-loss was the positive motivation and the self-determination that I developed to keep on keeping on!

Eating nutritional foods, learning how to stay motivated and how to set goals is not the most exciting stuff for the average person to read on a daily or weekly basis and it wasn’t for me either. But I needed help. When I discovered this very special nutritionist  – I spoke about her to everyone I knew so much that everyone thought that she was my own sister! One thing she kept telling me over and over was to avoid any types of supplementsstay natural!!

When I was made aware of the fact that she recently started recommending BioTrustto her clients and nutritional patients, I had to check it out as well. At first I had my reservations. I did not like having to wait however many days it took to get my original product – when I could go to discount stores and pick up a similar product immediately. BUT HEAR THIS – although one may think the big box stores have products similarBioTrust was FAR from being similar. And, I’m talking light years ahead of anything else on the market!!

So many products in the market today, I find, tend to make so many claims that “they are offering the best of the best” but only end up being deceptive claims that confuse the average person and later you find that the big box product is in fact not as good as they claimed it was to be! Rule 1: most things today are not what they are cracked up to be!

Since 2010, my product searches, nutritional targets, exercise routines as well as fantastic supplements are all tested by me before I share those “golden nuggets” with anyone! I have always professed that it is my objective to save you time and money in your quest for a “fitter” lifestyle. In other words; I have done the legwork for you. I would not mention a product such as BioTrust or any other product or service to anyone unless I myself was 110% sold on it! My happiness is derived from making other people happy and healthy. Profits, dollars and anything else profit related to me is just a bonus or a byproduct of my actions.

As proof of that…In my previous career (of over 40 years) as a photographic artist or portrait photographer, I was… to my knowledge, the only photographer in the land to provide a WRITTEN and signed “Lifetime Guarantee” on all of my work and I held to that belief for all of my 40 years!! That’s how strong my belief was in MY product then and that is how strong my belief is in BioTrust Low Carb Protein Powder NOW as well.

I have tried the other so-called similar products and believe me… they simply do not hold a “flicker of a flame” to BioTrust. As far as the entire high-tech biological details specific to BioTrust…I will leave that up to Joel Marion and Josh Bezoni who have developed the BioTrust product line and are also top, well-known nutritionists. Once you get into this fantastic product…you’ll hear a lot from them.

Les19-5c_rI urge you to try BioTrust because I know you’ll love it. All you have to lose is excess fat that you don’t need AND all products are guaranteed. For me, BioTrust Low Carb Protein Powder is like Human Rocket Fuel and I am watching the extra pounds disappear rapidly!!

Les Wallack