How do specific foods affect your energy?

Does food carry a particular energy that affects how you feel? Think about how you feel after a big Thanksgiving meal- after all that turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pie you typically feel lazy and lethargic. What about the way sugar or caffeine can make you feel? It gives you a temporary boost or sugar high but many people experience a crash a few hours later, leaving you looking for more sugar, carbs or caffeine to boost your energy again. Each of those examples are at the extremes of energy in food- meat, salt and acidic meals are what eastern medicine considers one end of the specturm (yang) that leaves us feeling heavy and slow. On the other end are the lighter, energizing foods w

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