Energy is more than that jolt you may feel from a cup of coffee or an energy shot. There is physical energy – what you need to get moving and get a job done – and mental energy
Fat is an essential part of a healthy diet. Its essential fatty acids nourish your skin and your brain. Kids need fat to help their brains develop. Consuming fats also helps control your blood sugar. And of course, fats are a great source of energy.
When you are stressed and binging on unhealthy foods, your body’s inflammation level may increase. This signals the brain that you are fatigued and depressed. If you can reduce your inflammation level, you may feel more energized and in a better mood.