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10 Drinks That Give You Energy But Aren’t Your Typical Energy Drinks

10 Drinks That Give You Energy But Aren’t Your Typical Energy Drinks

If you want to make the most of your day, you will need a boost of energy. These energy drinks will sure to give you just that. You can drink now and thank me later for the energy boost. 

1. Water

This is the best energy drink out of all the energy drinks.  We all have those days when we need a little pick-me-up for energy. For days like this drink makes for a perfect energy drink and it contains no calories. 24 hours is a long time and sometimes to stay up we need a little assistance. This is a very natural way to get energy.Your energy level depends on how well you are hydrated. Dehydration can cause fatigue, loss of memory, and headaches. Not all water tastes the same but some people think water tastes bland. For these people add lemon or cucumber to your water for flavor. Water boosts your energy and is recommended to be taken before, during and after a workout.

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2. Orange Juice

Want a burst of energy? This drink is the perfect go-to drink to start off your morning. Orange juice contains a lot of natural sugar so you will definitely get a boost of energy. Fresh orange juice contains several vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. Orange juice will kick up your reaction time, boost your energy and alertness, and increase your concentration.

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3. Green Tea

This drink is super healthy, it’s probably one of the healthiest drinks in the world. This drink allows you to get your energy boost without leaving you with the jitters. This energy drink is not as strong coffee, but will definitely give you energy. This drink not only gives you energy it also improves the function of your brain, burns fat, and lowers the chances of you getting certain types of cancers.

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4. Beetroot Juice

Beetroot juice gives you energy it increases the flow of oxygen in your body by opening up your blood vessels. Beets are definitely not my favorite vegetables but they supply the body with so many benefits.  Not only are they a great supply of energy, but they also lower your blood pressure, they are low in calories, and they can even help you lose weight. So when I feel low on energy I get a few beets and pop them in the juicer and drink.

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5. Kombucha

Energy drinks can be healthy. This drink is made from green tea, though it has been fermented, it has all the health benefits as green tea, including boosting your energy. This is a mixture of brewed tea and a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. This healthy drink is also a combination of butyrate, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin K2. Vitamin B12 increases energy levels and this drink is very refreshing. If you are going to be making your own Kombucha make sure it is prepared correctly. If this drink is not prepared correctly you will be causing harm to your body. You will not have to worry about your energy level but would be concerned with your health.

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6. Green Smoothies

Once you get passed the sight of this thick green drink you realize that although it looks gross it has many health benefits for your body. This natural drink will not only give you a burst of energy but will also cleanse your body of toxins. This delicious drink can be made right in your kitchen and you only need a few ingredients. You will need a cup of spinach, a large peeled lemon, a large peeled cucumber, a cup of cilantro, and a cup of coconut water. Blend all these ingredients together and then drink up.

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7. Prune Juice

Prunes are made from dried plums. These types of energy drinks are packed with so much flavor and nutrients, it should be talked about more than it is. Prunes are great for the body. Prunes are high in fiber, a good source of iron, vitamins, potassium, and even better they are a great energy booster. Prunes are a natural fruit so your body won’t experience jitters from a quick increase in your blood sugar levels even though they are high in sugar content. Word of caution, prunes can help regulate your bowels and bladder but too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.  `

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8. Coconut Matcha Drink

Short on time, fine, you can make this energy drink is less than 3 minutes. This drink has several amazing benefits. You will need 3 ingredients; 1 cup of coconut water, 3 teaspoons of matcha powder, and a cup of ice. Mix all these ingredients together and prepare to have a burst of energy. I like to drink this energy drink before I work out because the coconut water hydrates me, and my muscles don’t get cramps because this drink has a lot of potassium. Also, of course, it gives me a burst of energy.

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9. Yerba Maté

This is a herbal tea made from leaves and twigs. These twigs are from plants that are rich in antioxidants. Yerba Maté has less caffeine than coffee but stronger effects. This drink gives the same energy boost as coffee does but without the jittery side effects. While boosting your energy this drink will also help you focus, strengthen your short term memory, and protect your body against infections. Energy Drink

10. Apple and Banana Smoothie

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Apples are a great source of energy. This drink makes for a perfect breakfast or a mid-day snack. Natural energy drinks are easy to make. This drink just needs; 2 large peeled apples, 2 peeled bananas, ½ cup of milk, ¼ cup of crushed ice, and 2 tablespoons of nut butter. Place all of these ingredients into the blender until it is smooth and that’s it. I told you it was easy, now drink up and save the rest for later.

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Don’t be typical and drinks the drinks everyone is drinking. Step out of your box and try some energy drinks you wouldn’t expect. Comment below on your favorite drink.

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