Issue 41: The energy boosting edition

Struggling with fatigue? You're not alone. Almost 40% of Elo members elect energy as their primary goal.

Energy seems to be particularly elusive as we age. Competing priorities make rest and recovery more difficult to come by. And this only exacerbates the natural wear and tear that comes with getting older. 

 While we can't promise to restore the boundless energy of your teenage years, there's plenty you can do to level-up your energy. From eating adequate fiber to science-backed sleep supplements, this newsletter is jam-packed with tips for feeling more lively.

 Here's to fighting fatigue, Elos!

1.  Energy supplements backed by science. 

Energy supplements are not a replacement for adequate sleep however,  some can provide a welcome boost when a slump strikes. Find out which energy supplements are supported by science in this piece.

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2. Fighting fatigue with fiber. 

Yes, you read that correctly. Fiber moves slowly through the digestive tract and can help fight fatigue by preventing blood sugar highs and lows. On the other hand, sugary snacks have the opposite effect. 

3. Get more zzzs with these sleep supplements. 

Sleep is arguably the ultimate energy booster yet many of us struggle to get 7-9 hours a night. These supplements may help you fall asleep and stay asleep so that you wake up feeling more refreshed. 

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4. Is blood glucose monitoring the secret to fighting fatigue?

Continuous glucose monitoring (aka CGM) is becoming an increasingly popular way to manage energy levels, offset diabetes risk, and optimize general health. Read about our CEO's experience with CGM to understand if it's right for you.