We all know that feeling when our bodies just cannot take another step forward and we feel like we are going to literally collapse. It may be due to work pressure, or exam pressure of the maddening commute of the day or due to an illness or medication or a multitude of other reasons. The bottom line is, we all need these 5 pick me up foods in our lives to help us stay as fresh as a daisy!
Yes Bananas! Readily available to anyone any where, consider this fruit your go to for a quick power up.In one study, researchers discovered that eating bananas worked as well as sports drinks at keeping cyclists fueled. The potassium-packed fruit also includes a bunch of good-for-you nutrients (like fiber and vitamin B6) that you won’t find in a bottle of Gatorade. Check out our tips to store them correctly here.
Okay,so this writer is addicted to the stuff and cannot function without at least three cups of green tea a day (minimum). The health benefits of this wonder drink have been hashed and re hashed so many times that you know you should make this a habit.The combination of caffeine and L-theanine give you energy without the jitters. Bonus: Research suggests that green tea boosts brainpower as well, which may come in handy when you’re down to the wire at work.
Certain kinds of fat are friends, not foes, particularly when you’re talking about replenishing your energy. And almonds are packed with healthy monosaturated fats that are just what your body needs for a pick-me-up.
You didn’t think of this one did you ?Even being mildly dehydrated (we’re talking a mere 1.5% loss of water volume) can leave you feeling foggy and fatigued, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Not just that they are high in water content, There is just something so refreshing about a bowl full of ice cold sliced melons.
Protien power packed. Fiber takes longer to digest and helps extend the energy boost you get from carbs for long-lasting energy.beans are also high in Magnesium, that helps you relax and restore energy.