Feeling drained? Run down?This simple tweak to your diet may help!

If you are constantly feeling drained, run down or just plain exhausted, you maybe lacking in Vitamin B.

I am not a doctor nor have I studied nutrition through a University but I have been a vegetarian for about 20 years pretty successfully! Throughout this time I had been quite low on my vitamin B levels but once I made the right dietary change and boosted my B Vitamin levels, I really did notice the difference, physically, mentally and emotionally.
When you are low on B vitamins, you are more easily stressed, constantly tired, lethargic and you feel like something is missing.

Once you get the vitamin B “hit”, you start to feel your energy flowing again! The brain starts working better, it’s easier to get up in the morning, mental fogginess leaves you allowing you to make clearer decisions, things don’t get to you as easily and you just feel more how you should feel!

So how do you get more B Vitamins into your diet without having to make it a massive lifestyle change?

These days I have 1 tablespoon of nutritional yeast on my salads everyday. When I have eggs on rare occasions, I’ll sprinkle a little over them! That’s it! B vitamins sorted! Nutritional yeast has all the B vitamins you need.
I sometimes miss a day or two when I’m not feeling it, but if I go too long without it, I start feeling drained and run down again. So keeping a regular intake of Vitamin B through Nutritional Yeast is important.

Eggs with Nutritional Yeast on low carb bread.

Nutritional Yeast has been a life saver for me as a vegetarian, as it keeps my B Vitamin levels at an optimal place where I rarely need to add extra B vitamins from other sources.
Here are a few Nutritional Yeast brands that I recommend
Braggs
Absolute Organic
Ceres Organic

I ‘ve also put together a basic table to give you some other ideas of
B Vitamin sources if you need to mix things up a bit!

VITAMIN ROLE FOUND IN RDI HELPS
WITH
B1 Converts
food into
energy.
Helps with
nervous
system
function.
Spirulina, Legumes,
seeds, meat, dairy, eggs,
leafy greens.
Males 1.2 mg/day
Females 1.1 mg/day
Fatigue.
Nerve
damage,
Mental
confusion  
B2 Converts
food into
energy.
Good for
skin & eyes.
Dairy, eggs, fish, leafy
greens
Males 1.3 mg/day
Females 1.1 mg/day
Skin Issues
B3 Converts
food into
energy.
Improves
cholesterol,
aids
digestion, appetite.
Meat, fish, dairy, seeds, nuts, green
vegetables
Males 16 mg/day
Females 14 mg/day
Appetite, Muscle
weakness Mental
Confusion
B5 Converts
food into
energy. Red blood cell
production.Aids
digestion
Meat,
Avocados,
Broccoli.
Males 5 mg/day
Females 5 mg/day
Adrenal
Glands,
Metabolism
B6 Helps brain function,
protein and amino acid metabolism Hormone production. Helps the
body to fight infections.
Liver, Meat, Fish,
Legumes, Spinach
Males 1.3.-1.7 mg/day
Females 1.3-1.5 mg/day
Anxiety. Muscle
weakness.
Anaemia
Skin issues.
Confusion
B7 Converts
food into
energy.
Good for
hair and nail health.
Eggs, nuts, fish,
cauliflower, mushrooms
Males 30mcg/day
Females 30mg/day
Appetite Depression Hair, skin &nail health
B9 Protein and amino acid metabolism. Red blood
cell growth.
Grains,
Bread,
bananas,
beans
Males 400 mcg/day
Females 400 mg/day
Anaemia Brain and
nerve
function
B12 Red blood
cell
production,
brain and
nervous
system,
Converts
food into
energy.
Liver, dairy, meat, fish,
seafood
Males 2.4 mcg/day
Females 2.4mg/day
Nerve
damage
Weakness Anaemia
Irritability
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Namaste
Janine xx

WHY YOU SHOULD INCREASE MAGNESIUM

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