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Boost Your Energy Levels: A Guide for Caregivers

Greetings Caregiver,

Answer these questions:
  • Do you feel tired, sick, or anxious without an explanation for why?

  • Have you tried all the healthy ideas and diet routines with no improvements?

  • Has your doctor run a blood test and seen nothing wrong?

If you answered YES to any other of these questions, continue reading below:

How do cells in your body create energy? There are trillions of microscopic powerhouses operating inside every cell of your body. These tiny powerhouses are called mitochondria and they hold the keys to energy, vitality, and overall health, by converting the food you eat and air you breathe into usable energy.

When our mitochondria function normally, our cells can run like fine-tuned machines - empowering our entire body to thrive. But when the mitochondria run low on fuel, energy levels decrease, brain fog sets in and our bodies increasingly suffer from the effects of aging. Like a real power plant or machine, our mitochondria need the right fuel to function at its best.

A poor lifestyle and diet choices can cause major damage to our energy and overall health, but healthy lifestyle choices can also strengthen our mitochondria (and health)!

Ways to Impact your mitochondria and nourish your cells:

· Fill your plate with colorful fruits and vegetables. These foods are packed with antioxidants that help protect your mitochondria from damage.

· Eat more healthy fats. Mitochondria love fats – particularly healthy ones like those found in avocados, nuts, seeds, and fatty fish.

· Blend a mix of cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and flexibility exercises into your routine to keep a high-functioning mitochondrial powerhouse.

· Manage stress: High-stress levels can be toxic to mitochondria. Include relieving the stress by praying, meditating on God’s Word, or spending time walking and enjoying nature as part of your routine.

· Prioritize good quality sleep each night. Poor sleep habits can negatively impact mitochondrial function and overall energy production.

· Practice stress management techniques using praise and worship music as meditation in God’s presence, deep breathing exercises, and engaging in activities you can enjoy and reduce stress levels that can disrupt mitochondrial function.

· Minimize exposure to toxins and harmful chemicals by choosing natural ingredients, clean beauty products, glass, or metal containers, and avoiding harmful EMFs.

As a Caregiver, it's common to fight a battle against unseen and seen health threats that are causing chronic inflammation and stifling your mitochondrial function.

While the above are a few strategies to boost mitochondrial function, book a FREE 15-minute consultation with me for more information and a plan to better your health as one who cares for others.

*Contents based upon opinions of Dr. Daniel Pompa. Some opinions of Jackie Lenzy BA, BS, CDP.

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