Link between natural food and energy levels?


Question from Amanda: Some experts suggest that natural food eating is the best way to go when recovering from breast cancer—avoiding additives and processing. Can I have your thoughts on this for raising energy levels?
Answers - Lillian Nail People are always interested in approaches using foods and supplements; however, there are no studies of specific dietary manipulations or use of supplements that have included measures of fatigue, so basically nobody knows if these things help or not.
Marisa Weiss, M.D. But for a particular individual…
Lillian Nail People may find things that are helpful to them, for example, like caffeine, but when we ask people, we haven't found a particular pattern in that. There is a big variation.

On Wednesday, March 21, 2001, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Ease Fatigue, Boost Energy. Lillian Nail, Ph.D., R.N., Russel Portenoy, M.D., and Marisa Weiss, M.D. answered your questions about ways to manage fatigue and increase energy levels.

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