As the evenings begin to draw in and the mornings are so much darker it is hard to wake up with a spring in your step and lethargy becomes a common winter problem.
There are a number of supplements available that can help you to combat your fatigue and these can be taken alongside making minor changes to your diet.
For example did you know that both Potassium and Magnesium are two minerals that are involved in energy production and clinical studies have shown that they can relieve symptoms of fatigue according to Viridian Nutrition.
Good sources of magnesium include wholemeal bread, nuts, cheddar cheese, white fish and eggs. Potassium rich foods include bananas, tomato puree, cauliflower, red peppers, chicken, and cheddar cheese.
B vitamins play a vital role in helping to improve energy levels and Amitayus Wellbeing reccommends Viridian's High Five B Complex which also includes Magnesium. This supplement is really beneficial to women who live highly stressful lives.
Co-enzyme Q10 in clinical trials has been shown to have a positive effect on the physical performance and energy capacity of the body.
Rhodiola is a herb that is renowned for its ability to boost mood enhancing chemicals in the brain including serotonin. Described as an adaptogen herb it enables the body to adapt to environmental and emotional stresses and strains. It is also said to help you to recover your strength after an illness.
If you are struggling to sleep because of fatigue then a boost in Calcium is said to help improve your sleep pattern.