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Wholegrains, such as those found in wholegrain bread, include wheat, barley, oats, and rice.
Natural live yoghurt
Natural live yoghurt contains active and living bacterial cultures, which help to boost the immune
Spinach and peas
Green vegetables like spinach and peas are packed full of iron, which plays a vital role in preventing anemia. More common than you might think, anemia sufferers are likely to have difficulty concentrating and feel tired during the day.
Xylitol is a natural sugar alternative found in many plants and fruits. While it looks and tastes just like sugar, it has a number of functional benefits. One of these being that, unlike sugar, it releases the energy it contains very slowly (it has a GI value of just 7, around ten times lower than sugar). When we eat normal sugar, the energy is released very quickly making us feel great for a short while, but soon afterwards we feel tired and lethargic; causing mood swings and cravings.
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