4 Worst Foods Make You Feel Sluggish

Soda is an easy beverage to grab out of the refrigerator or when you're getting a fountain drink. It's also a common beverage to drink


when it's a hot day and you need something refreshing. However, it is likely packed with added sugars, which won't satisfy you throughout the day.

Similar to soda, candy can be high in sugar—and cause many of those same effects.


"That can be followed by a sugar crash shortly after, ultimately making people feel sluggish and generally not-so-great," says Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LDN, CLEC, CPT

Refined grains are enriched grains—grains where some of the nutrients lost during processing are replaced. Grain products that consist of grains or grain flours

Refined grains

whole grains act as a better source of fiber and other important nutrients, such as B vitamins, iron, folate, selenium, potassium, and magnesium.

Fried chicken is packed with flavor, a nice crispy texture, and just all around gives you a comfort food feeling when you're eating it.

Fried chicken

However, similar to other fried foods, with all the grease and other flavor additives, it's not exactly at the top of a healthy list.

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