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44 Creative Kitchen Gadgets You Probably Don’t Know Exist

44 Creative Kitchen Gadgets You Probably Don’t Know Exist

Whether you’re an infrequent kitchen dweller or an experienced chef there are loads of kitchen gadgets you can use to get tasty, healthy meals quickly and simply!

1. Sushezi

1-sushezi-sushi-bazooka
    droold.com

    Japanese food may be healthy, delicious and filled with vitamins but it can be tricky to make. That’s why any sushi enthusiast needs the Sushezi tool that makes sushi incredibly easy to make!

    2. Chef’n Bananza 

    3-bananza-banana-slicer
      bigkitchen.com

      If you want your slices of banana to be equal every time, then you need to get Chef’n Bananza!

      3. Hamilton Beach 25475A Breakfast Sandwich Maker

      5-breakfast-sandwich-maker
        shop.ca

        As someone who was impressed by any film that contained a contraption that could make breakfast at the tug of a string or push of button, I find that the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker is a miracle!

        4. RSVP Herb Scissors

        7-herb-scissors
          boingboing.net

          If you love preparing dishes with fresh herbs the RSVP Herb Scissors are a must have!

          5. Amco Rub Away Bar

          8-amco-rub-away-bar
            homesthetics.net

            Many of the best ingredients often tend to be a bit… smelly. Instead of scrubbing your skin off trying to get rid of the smell, use Amco’s Rub Away Bar.

            6. Food Huggers Silicone Storage Cover

            10-food-hugger
              foodhuggers.com

              Sick of left over fruits and vegetables getting chucked out because they won’t stay fresh? Then get these amazing Food Huggers and you’ll have fresh food for much longer.

              7. Chef’n Stem Gem Strawberry Huller

              11chefn-stemgem
                plusyourknowledge.com

                Perfect for summer days and quick desserts, the Chef’n Stem Gem is a great tool to keep around.

                8. Bella Cucina Donut Maker

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                  overstock.com

                  If you love donuts then you’ll love Bella Cucina Donut Maker!

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                  9. Cuisipro Apple Corer

                  50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-apple
                    healthychiceats.com

                    Get rid of apple cores quickly and easily!

                    10. Copco Chip Cap

                    50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-bag
                      thegreenhead.com

                      The days of having to either eat an entire bag of chips or waste half of the bag are over.

                      11. Portion Control Dressing Cap

                      50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-cap
                        everythingkitchens.com

                        Never soak your plate with salad dressing again!

                        12. Cracker Containers

                        50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-cracker
                          everymomneeds.com

                          Keep those crackers fresher for longer.

                          13. Flour Keeper

                          50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-flour
                            amazon.com

                            You could also use this marvellous contraption to store sugar.

                            14. Compact Food Prep Set

                            50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-food-prep
                              josephjoseph.com

                              Perfect for anyone living in a small home!

                              15. Microplane Herb Mill

                              50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-herb-mill
                                freshherbs.com

                                With the same basic function as a pepper grinder, the Herb Mill will supply you with fresh, ground herbs whenever you need them.

                                16. Water Bottle Ice Cube Tray

                                50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-ice-cube-tray
                                  hiconsumption.com

                                  So simple!

                                  17. Fridgepad For iPad

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                                    woodforddesign.com

                                    Whether I’m playing music or reading a recipe, I’m using my iPad in the kitchen all the time! If you do too, then this is a perfect kitchen addition.

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                                    18. In-Drawer Knife Organizer

                                    50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-knife
                                      chefscatalog.com

                                      Organisation meets safety: perfect for anyone clumsy!

                                      19. Citrus Sprayer

                                      50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-lemon
                                        joyofkosher.com

                                        Great on deserts or seafood, this Citrus Sprayer will save you a lot of hassle when you want lemon juice.

                                        20. Flameless Marshmallow Roaster

                                        50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-marshmallow
                                          hammacher.com

                                          Sleepover with s’mores anyone?

                                          21. Marinade Infusing Meat Tenderizer

                                          50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-meat
                                            hammacher.com

                                            Softens AND injects marinade, gimme!

                                            22. William-Sonoma Professional Multi-Chopper

                                            50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-multi-chopper
                                              firewireblog.com

                                              The easiest way to chop veggies!

                                              23. Tabletop Oil Mister

                                              50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-oil-mister
                                                villagegreen.com

                                                Control the amount of oil you put in your cooking and on your ingredients.

                                                24. Onion Holder

                                                50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-onion
                                                  homegadgetsdaily.com

                                                  Not only do you avoid having to touch the onion, you already get a good guide of where to cut.

                                                  25. Party Bowls On Ice

                                                  50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-party-bowl
                                                    amazon.com

                                                    Keep your dips fresh and cold throughout the party.

                                                    26. Julienne Peeler Blade

                                                    50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-peeler
                                                      kitchengadgetsandutensils.com

                                                      Prefer thin, julienne style slices? This is the tool for you!

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                                                      27. Easy Pineapple Slicer

                                                      50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-pineapple-slicer-2
                                                        wicked-gadgets.com

                                                        Easiest way to get the good bits out of a pineapple!

                                                        28. Clip-On Pouring Spout

                                                        50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-spout
                                                          silpoura.com

                                                          No more mess or rogue, run-away vegetables.

                                                          29. Rinse Bowl And Strainer

                                                          50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-strainer
                                                            thegreenhead.com

                                                            Perfect for rinsing fruit!

                                                            30. 2-in-1 Silicone Whisk

                                                            50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-whisk
                                                              amazon.com

                                                              Use it as a whisk and then to scrape out any leftovers!

                                                              31. Zipzicles

                                                              50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existed-zip
                                                                limetreekids.com

                                                                Make DIY ice pops with any ingredients you want! Fill Zipzicles with fruit, juice, yogurt: anything you want and you’ve got yourself a tasty, healthy snack.

                                                                32. Over-The-Sink Strainer Board

                                                                50-Useful-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Didnt-Know-Existedstrainer-board
                                                                  chinaplasticproducts.com

                                                                  Wash and slice all in one place!

                                                                  33. Corn Zipper

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                                                                    williams-sonoma.com

                                                                    Get those kennels quickly and easily!

                                                                    34. Cake Batter Dispenser

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                                                                      collectionsetc.com

                                                                      Cake lovers! This is the tool for you!

                                                                      35. Dip Clip

                                                                      Dip-Clip
                                                                        progressiveintl.com

                                                                        The Dip Clip is the organised and efficient persons dipping companion!

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                                                                        36. Double Dish

                                                                        Double-Dish
                                                                          ocado.com

                                                                          For food with throw-away bits, these bowls are inspired!

                                                                          37. Flexible Measuring Cups

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                                                                            williams-sonoma.com

                                                                            Pinch and pour and clean with ease!

                                                                            38. Fold Flat Grater

                                                                            Fold-Flat-Grater
                                                                              josephjoseph.com

                                                                              Finally, a grater that doesn’t take up an inexplicable amount of space!

                                                                              39. Vegetable Grill Clips

                                                                              Grill-Vegetable-Clips
                                                                                awesomeinventions.com

                                                                                Stop your vegetables from becoming part of the grill with these Grill Clips.

                                                                                40. OBOL Never Soggy Cereal Bowl

                                                                                Never-Soggy-Cereal-Bowl
                                                                                  obol.co

                                                                                  If soggy cereal is the bane of your life you need the OBOL cereal bowl.

                                                                                  41. Kitchen Safe

                                                                                  o-KITCHEN-SAFE-570
                                                                                    thekitchensafe.com

                                                                                    When you get a craving for sugar, the Kitchen Safe will make it harder for you to get your hit. It’ll also keep out any unwanted fingers or kids looking for snacks.

                                                                                    42. Trudeau Pot Clip

                                                                                    Pot-Clip
                                                                                      trudeaucorp.com

                                                                                      Stop your spoon from being lost in the pots and pans by attaching the Trudeau Pot Clip!

                                                                                      43. The Pasta Pot

                                                                                      pot-with-built-in-drain
                                                                                        amazon.com

                                                                                        The Pasta Pot might be the best thing ever created for people who love to make pasta or noodles!

                                                                                        44. Spaghetti Measure

                                                                                        spaghetti-measure
                                                                                          josephjoseph.com

                                                                                          Never make too much pasta ever again!

                                                                                          Featured photo credit: Healthy Pasta in a Pan | Foodie’s Feed via picjumbo.com

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                                                                                          Last Updated on March 30, 2020

                                                                                          Why You’re Feeling Tired All the Time (And What to Do About It)

                                                                                          Why You’re Feeling Tired All the Time (And What to Do About It)

                                                                                          Feeling tired all the time?

                                                                                          Have you ever caught yourself nodding off when you’re watching TV, listening to someone drone on during a meeting or even driving a car?

                                                                                          I know I have, especially when I worked 70 hours per week as a High-Tech Executive.

                                                                                          Feeling tired all the time may be more widespread than you think. In fact, two-fifths of Americans are tired most of the week.[1]

                                                                                          If you’re tired of feeling tired, then I’ve got some great news for you. New research is helping us gain critical insights into the underlying causes of feeling tired all the time.

                                                                                          In this article, we’ll discuss the latest reasons why you’re feeling tired all the time and practical steps you can take to finally get to the bottom of your fatigue and feel rested.

                                                                                          What Happens When You’re Too Tired

                                                                                          If you sleep just two hours less than the normal eight hours, you could be as impaired as someone who has consumed up to three beers.[2] And you’ve probably experienced the impact yourself.

                                                                                          Here are some common examples of what happens when you’re feeling tired:[3]

                                                                                          • You may have trouble focusing because memory and learning functions may be impaired within your brain.
                                                                                          • You may experience mood swings and an inability to differentiate between what’s important and what’s not because your brain’s neurotransmitters are misfiring.
                                                                                          • You may get dark circles under your eyes and/or your skin make look dull and lackluster in the short term and over time your skin may get wrinkles and show signs of aging because your body didn’t have time to remove toxins during sleep.
                                                                                          • You may find it more difficult to exercise or to perform any type of athletic activity.
                                                                                          • Your immune system may weaken causing you to pick up infections more easily.
                                                                                          • You may overeat because not getting enough sleep activates the body’s endocannabinoids even when you’re not hungry.
                                                                                          • Your metabolism slows down so what you eat is more likely to be stored as belly fat.

                                                                                          Are you saying that feeling tired can make me overweight?

                                                                                          Unfortunately, yes!

                                                                                          Feeling tired all the time can cause you to put on the pounds especially around your waist. But it is a classic chicken and egg situation, too.

                                                                                          Heavier people are more likely to feel fatigued during the day than lighter ones. And that’s even true for overweight people who don’t have sleep apnea (source: National Institutes of Health).

                                                                                          Speaking of sleep apnea, you may be wondering if that or something else is causing you to feel tired all the time.

                                                                                          Why Are you Feeling Tired All the Time?

                                                                                          Leading experts are starting to recognize that there are three primary reasons people feel tired on a regular basis: sleep deprivation, fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

                                                                                          Here’s a quick overview of each root cause of feeling tired all of the time:

                                                                                          1. Tiredness occurs from sleep deprivation when you don’t get high-quality sleep consistently. It typically can be solved by changing your routine and getting enough deep restorative sleep.
                                                                                          2. Fatigue occurs from prolonged sleeplessness which could be triggered by numerous issues such as mental health issues, long-term illness, fibromyalgia, obesity, sleep apnea or stress. It typically can be improved by changing your lifestyle and using sleep aids or treatments, if recommended by your physician.
                                                                                          3. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a medical condition also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis that occurs from persistent exhaustion that doesn’t go away with sleep.

                                                                                          The exact cause of CFS is not known, but it may be due to problems with the immune system, a bacterial infection, a hormone imbalance or emotional trauma.

                                                                                          It typically involves working with a doctor to rule out other illnesses before diagnosing and treating CFS.[4]

                                                                                          Always consult a physician to get a personal diagnosis about why you are feeling tired, especially if it is a severe condition.

                                                                                          Feeling Tired vs Being Fatigued

                                                                                          If lack of quality sleep doesn’t seem to be the root cause for you, then it’s time to explore fatigue as the reason you are frequently feeling tired.

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                                                                                          Until recently, tiredness and fatigue were thought to be interchangeable. Leading experts now realize that tiredness and fatigue are different.

                                                                                          Tiredness is primarily about lack of sleep.

                                                                                          But fatigue is a perceived feeling of being tired that is much more likely to occur in people who have depression, anxiety or emotional stress and/or are overweight and physically inactive (source: Science Direct).

                                                                                          Symptoms of fatigue include:

                                                                                          • Difficulty concentrating
                                                                                          • Low stamina
                                                                                          • Difficulty sleeping
                                                                                          • Anxiety
                                                                                          • Low motivation

                                                                                          These symptoms may sound similar to those of tiredness but they usually last longer and are more intense.

                                                                                          Unfortunately, there is no definitive reason why fatigue occurs because it can be a symptom of an emotional or physical illness. But there are still a number of steps you can take to reduce difficult symptoms by making a few simple lifestyle changes.

                                                                                          How Much Sleep Is Enough?

                                                                                          The number one reason you may feel tired is because of sleep deprivation which means you are not getting enough high-quality sleep.

                                                                                          Most adults need 7 to 9 hours of high-quality, uninterrupted sleep per night. If you’re sleep deprived, the amount of sleep you need increases.

                                                                                          So, quantity and quality do matter when it comes to sleep.

                                                                                          The key to quality sleep is being able to get long, uninterrupted sleep cycles throughout the night. It typically takes 90 minutes for you to reach a state of deep REM sleep where your body’s healing crew goes to work.

                                                                                          Ideally, you want to get at least 3 to 4 deep REM sleep cycles in per night. That’s why it’s so important to stay asleep for 7 or more hours.

                                                                                          Research also shows that people who think they can get by on less sleep don’t perform as well as people who get at least seven hours of sleep a night[5] So, you should definitely plan on getting seven hours of deep restorative sleep every night.

                                                                                          If you are not getting 7 hours of high-quality sleep regularly, then sleep deprivation is most likely reason you feel tired all the time.

                                                                                          And that is good news because sleep deprivation is much simpler and easier to address than the other root causes.

                                                                                          It’s also a good idea to rule out sleep deprivation as the reason why you are tired before moving on to the other possibilities such as fatigue or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, which may require a doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

                                                                                          4 Simple Changes to Reduce Fatigue

                                                                                          Personally, I’m a big believer in upgrading your lifestyle to uplift your life. I overcame chronic stress and exhaustion by making these four changes to my lifestyle:

                                                                                          1. Eating healthy, home-cooked meals versus microwaving processed foods or eating out
                                                                                          2. Exercising regularly
                                                                                          3. Using stressbusters
                                                                                          4. Creating a bedtime routine to sleep better

                                                                                          So, I know it is possible to change your lifestyle even when you’re working crazy hours and have lots of family responsibilities.

                                                                                          After I made the 4 simple changes in my lifestyle, I no longer felt exhausted all of the time.

                                                                                          In addition, I lost two inches off my waist and looked and felt better than ever.

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                                                                                          I was so excited that I wanted to help others replace stress and exhaustion with rest and well-being, too. That’s why I became a Certified Holistic Wellness Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute.

                                                                                          Interestingly enough, I discovered that Dr. Sears recommends a somewhat similar L.E.A.N. lifestyle:

                                                                                          • L is for Lifestyle and means living healthy including getting enough sleep.
                                                                                          • E is for Exercise and means getting at least 20 minutes of exercise a day ideally for six days a week.
                                                                                          • A is for Attitude and means thinking positive and reducing stress whenever possible.
                                                                                          • N is for Nutrition and means emphasizing a right-fat diet, not a low-fat diet.

                                                                                          The L.E.A.N. lifestyle is a scientifically-proven way to reduce fatigue, get to the optimal weight and to achieve overall wellness.[6]

                                                                                          And yes, there does seem to be an important correlation between being lean and feeling rested.

                                                                                          But overall based on my personal experience and Dr. Sear’s scientific proof, the key to not feeling tired all of the time does seem to be 4 simple changes to your lifestyle.

                                                                                          L — Living Healthy

                                                                                          Getting enough high-quality sleep every day is the surefire way to help you feel less fatigued, more rested and better overall.

                                                                                          So, whether you’re sleep deprived or potentially suffering from fatigue or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, you probably want to find a way to sleep better.

                                                                                          In fact, if you aren’t getting enough sleep, your body isn’t getting the time it needs to repair itself; meaning that if you are suffering from an illness, it’s far more likely to linger.

                                                                                          As unlikely as it sounds, though, fatigue can sometimes make it difficult to sleep. That’s why I’d recommend taking a look at your bedtime routine before you go to bed and optimize it based on sleep best practices.

                                                                                          Here are 3 quick and easy tips for creating a pro-sleep bedtime routine:

                                                                                          1. Unplug

                                                                                          Many of us try to unwind by watching TV or doing something on an iPhone or tablet. But tech can affect your melatonin production due to the blue light that they emit, fooling your body into thinking it’s still daytime.

                                                                                          So turn off all tech one hour before bed and create a tech-free zone in your bedroom.

                                                                                          2. Unwind

                                                                                          Do something to relax.

                                                                                          Use the time before bed to do something you find relaxing such as reading a book, listening to soothing music, meditating or taking an Epsom salt bath.

                                                                                          3. Get Comfortable

                                                                                          Ensure your bed is comfortable and your room is set up for sleep.

                                                                                          Make sure you room is cool. 60-68 degrees is the ideal temperature for most people to sleep.

                                                                                          Also, it’s ideal if your bedroom is dark and there is no noise.

                                                                                          Finally, make sure everything is handled (e.g., laying out tomorrow’s clothes) before you get into your nice, comfy bed.

                                                                                          If your mind is still active, write a to-do list to help you fall asleep faster.[7]

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                                                                                          Above all, be gentle with yourself and count your blessings, some sheep or whatever helps.

                                                                                          This article also offers practical tips to build a bedtime routine: How to Build a Good Bedtime Routine That Makes Your Morning Easier

                                                                                          E — Exercise

                                                                                          Many people know that exercise is good for them, but just can’t figure out how to fit it into their busy schedules.

                                                                                          That’s what happened in my case.

                                                                                          But when my chronic stress and exhaustion turned into systemic inflammation (which can lead to major diseases like Alzheimer’s), I realized it was time to change my lifestyle.

                                                                                          As part of my lifestyle upgrade, I knew I needed to move more.

                                                                                          My friends who exercise all gave me the same advice: find an exercise you like to do and find a specific time in your schedule when you can consistently do it.

                                                                                          That made sense to me.

                                                                                          So, I decided to swim.

                                                                                          I used to love to swim when I was young, but I hadn’t done it for years. The best time for me to do it was immediately after work, since I could easily get an open swim lane at my local fitness club then.

                                                                                          Also, swimming became a nice reason for me to leave work on time. And I got to enjoy a nice workout before eating dinner.

                                                                                          Swimming is a good way to get your cardio or endurance training. But, walking, running and dancing are nice alternatives.

                                                                                          So find an exercise you love and stick to it. Ideally, get a combination of endurance training, strength training and flexibility training in during your daily 20-minute workout.

                                                                                          If you haven’t exercised in a while and have a lot of stress in your life, you may want to give yoga a try because you will increase your flexibility and lower your stress.

                                                                                          A — Attitude

                                                                                          Stress may be a major reason why you aren’t feeling well all of the time. At least that was the case with me.

                                                                                          When I worked 70 hours per week as a High-Tech Executive, I felt chronically stressed and exhausted. But there was one thing that always worked to help me feel calmer and less fatigued.

                                                                                          Do you want to know what that master stress-busting technique was?

                                                                                          Breathing.

                                                                                          But not just any old breathing. It was a special form of deep Yogic breathing called the “Long-Exhale Breathing” or “4-7-8 breathing” or “Pranayama” in Sanskrit).

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                                                                                          Here’s how you do “Long-Exhale Breathing”:

                                                                                          1. Sit in a comfortable position with your spine straight and your hand on your tummy (so you know you are breathing deeply from your diaphragm and not shallowly from your chest)
                                                                                          2. Breathe in deeply and slowly from your diaphragm with your mouth closed while you count to 4 (ideally until your stomach feels full of air)
                                                                                          3. Hold your breath while you count to 7 mentally and enjoy the stillness
                                                                                          4. Breathe out through your mouth with a “ha” sound while you count to 8 (or until your stomach has no more air in it)
                                                                                          5. Pause after you finish your exhale while you notice the sense of wholeness and relaxation from completing one conscious, deep, long exhale breath
                                                                                          6. Repeat 3 times ensuring your exhale is longer than your inhale so you relax your nervous system

                                                                                          This type of “long-exhale breathing” is scientifically proven to reduce stress.

                                                                                          When your exhale is twice as long as your inhale, it soothes your parasympathetic nervous system, which regulates the relaxation response.[8]

                                                                                          Plus, this is a great technique for helping you get to sleep, too.

                                                                                          N — Nutrition

                                                                                          Diet is vital for beating fatigue – after all, food is your main source of energy.

                                                                                          If your diet is poor, then it implies you’re not getting the nutrients you need to sustain healthy energy levels.

                                                                                          Eating a diet for fatigue doesn’t need to be complicated, time-consuming though.

                                                                                          For most people, it’s just a case of swapping a few unhealthy foods for a few healthier ones, like switching from low-fiber, processed foods to whole, high-fiber foods.

                                                                                          Unless your current diet is solely made up of fast food and ready meals, adjusting to a fatigue-fighting diet shouldn’t be too much of a shock to the system.

                                                                                          Here’re 9 simple diet swaps you can make today:

                                                                                          1. Replace your morning coffee with Matcha green tea and drink only herbal tea within six hours of bedtime.
                                                                                          2. Add a healthy fat or protein to your any carb you eat, especially if you eat before bed. Please note that carb-only snacks lead to blood-sugar crashes that can make you eat more and they can keep you from sleeping.
                                                                                          3. Fill up with fiber especially green leafy vegetables. Strive to get at least 25g per day with at least 5 servings (a serving is the size of your fist) of green vegetables.
                                                                                          4. Replace refined, processed, low-fiber pastas and grains with zucchini noodles and whole grains such as buckwheat, quinoa, sorghum, oats, amaranth, millet, teff, brown rice and corn.
                                                                                          5. Swap natural sweeteners for refined sugars and try to ensure you don’t get more than 25g of sugar a day if you are a woman and 30g of sugar a day if you are a man.
                                                                                          6. Replace ice cream with low-sugar alternatives such as So Delicious Dairy-Free Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice Cream.
                                                                                          7. Swap omega-6, partially-hydrogenated oils such as corn, palm, sunflower, safflower, cotton, canola and soybean oil for omega-3 oils such as flax, olive and nut oils.
                                                                                          8. Replace high-sugar yoghurts with low-sugar, dairy-free yoghurts such as Kite Hill Plain Yoghurt with 1g sugar or Lifeway Farmer Cheese with 0g sugar.
                                                                                          9. Swap your sugar-laden soda for sparkling water with a splash of low-sugar juice

                                                                                          Also, ensure your diet is giving you enough of the daily essential vitamins and minerals. Most of us don’t get enough Vitamin D, Vitamin B-12, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium. If you are low on any of the above vitamins and minerals, you may experience fatigue and low energy.

                                                                                          That’s why it’s always worth having your doctor check your levels. If you find any of them are low, then try to eat foods rich in them.

                                                                                          Alternatively, you might consider a high-quality multi-vitamin or specific supplement.

                                                                                          The Bottom Line

                                                                                          If you are tired of feeling tired, then there is tremendous hope.

                                                                                          If you are tired because you are not getting enough high-quality sleep, then the best remedy is a bedtime routine based on sleep best practices.

                                                                                          If you are tired because you have stress and fatigue, then the best remedy are four simple lifestyle changes including:

                                                                                          • Enough High-Quality Sleep with Bedtime Routine
                                                                                          • Regular Exercise You Love
                                                                                          • Stress Reduction with Long-Exhale Breathing
                                                                                          • Fatigue-Reducing Diet

                                                                                          Overall, adopting a healthier lifestyle Is the ideal remedy for feeling more rested and energized.

                                                                                          More Tips to Help You Rest Better

                                                                                          Featured photo credit: Cris Saur via unsplash.com

                                                                                          Reference

                                                                                          [1] YouGov: Two-fifths of Americans are tired most of the week
                                                                                          [2] National Safety Council: Is Your Company Confronting Workplace Fatigue?
                                                                                          [3] The New York Times: Why Are We So Freaking Tired?
                                                                                          [4] Mayo Clinic: Chronic fatigue syndrome
                                                                                          [5] Mayo Clinic: Lack of sleep: Can it make you sick?
                                                                                          [6] Ask Dr. Sears: The L.E.A.N. Lifestyle
                                                                                          [7] American Psychological Association: Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
                                                                                          [8] Yoga International: Learning to Exhale: 2-to-1 Breathing

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