As a first responder, you know your job is physically demanding. There isn’t time to feel sluggish and hungry. Here are a few high-energy foods to help you power through your hectic day.

Salmon is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, meaning it will keep you full and improve your energy levels. Salmon is also light enough that it won’t weigh you down on the job.

Sweet potatoes are another great source of energy. Because they’re made up of complex carbohydrates and vitamin B6, this food will provide you with a steady release of energy without the late afternoon crash.

Thanks for joining us as we discussed the best high-energy foods for first responders. Be sure to check back for part 2.