You’ve got a packed social and family schedule, a demanding job, and endless responsibilities. So yeah, you’re busy. But that might not be the reason you’re constantly tired and have no energy.
“Fatigue manifests for many reasons,” says Brittany Michels, MS, RDN, LDN, CPT, registered dietitian with The Vitamin Shoppe. One of the biggest: nutritional deficiencies.
“Most Americans don’t eat enough fruits, veggies, and whole grains each day,” says Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, registered dietitian nutritionist in Miami, Florida.
If you’re among them, you could easily fall short on key nutrients important for energy metabolism.
Improving your diet and/or taking the right vitamins can resolve shortcomings and lift your energy, says Michels.
Here are 9 of the best vitamins for tiredness and fatigue—and how to make sure you’re getting enough of each.