Raise your hand if it feels like you’re running on fumes or you’re tired all the time. Yep, we thought so. But consider this: It’s not just your endless to-do list and inconsistent sleep schedule that’s sapping your energy—it could also be your seemingly healthy diet.
We’re not talking about the obvious lethargy-inducing doughnuts and refined carbs, but many healthy eats that can actually mess with your digestion, spike blood sugar and literally wake you up in the middle of the night.
Here are eight surprising foods that are sucker-punching your stamina, with the energy-boosting swaps to make instead.