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8 Unhealthy Habits That Cause Energy-Drain

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Feeling a little low on your get-up-and-go?

Look to these eight unhealthy habits that can zap your physical and emotional energy levels—stat!

1. Iron Deficiency

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that iron deficiency is the single most prevalent nutritional deficiency across the globe. So if you feel a tad sluggish, weak, moody, and distracted you may very well be anemic. However, boosting iron in your diet (i.e., red meat, whole eggs, tofu, and dark leafy greens) will improve oxygen delivery to muscles, cells, and organs, improving overall energy.

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