April 22, 2009

Fuel Up In The Morning

Add bananas and berries to high-fiber cereal. They're ideal sources of vitamin B6, which helps create oxygen-rich blood cells.

Munch Between Meals

It's a proven way to keep your blood sugar level steady so you avoid crashes.

Pack A Power Lunch

Veggies such as broccoli, red and yellow bell peppers, and tomatoes are full of phytochemicals and antioxidants, which are crucial for energy production. Toss them in a salad along with turkey for a protein boost.

Recharge At Night

Did you hit the gym after work? Eat foods high in zinc for dinner. The mineral is essential for energy production and for repairing fibers. Get it in poultry, seafood, and legumes.

Pick up Shape's special Make Over Your Body issue for complete details about this 21-day plan. On newsstands now!