Prepared energy drinks are huge sources of sugar and components that, in excess, can harm our health. But there is also the possibility of filling us with energy naturally.
After the headline you may be assaulted by several doubts. What are these natural energy drinks that can replace processed ones? Are they easy to prepare? Are you sure they give the same energy as an energy drink to use? The answers are: “read on, yes and better”.
1. Spirulina and coconut water drink.
If, when listening to potassium, magnesium, essential amino acids and vitamins B1, B2 and B6, you think “that’s what I need to start the day”, you just met your ideal energy drink.
Mix 500 ml of fresh coconut water with 1 capsule of spirulina and the strength shot you will receive will make you forget any exciting you have taken before. In addition, coconut water will make you feel that you are an exotic paradise in the middle of your daily life.
2. Orange juice with flax seeds.
With the juice of two oranges and two tablespoons of flax oil, you will fill your day with magnesium, potassium and vitamins of group C. An ideal energy drink to fight against environmental effects such as spring asthenia, since vitamin C is a natural antihistamine .
In addition, flax oil has the power to decrease the blood sugar component that orange gives you, so, in addition to giving you energy, you will make sure you are not drinking too much sugar.
3. Banana and spinach smoothie.
Mix cold water, a handful of spinach (remember that they take up a lot but become nothing) and a banana to make this super tasty hypertonic drink in less than a minute.
It will give you potassium, phosphorus and magnesium, in addition to the energy and well-being of knowing that you are taking energy directly from nature.
4. Matcha with organge juice.
Matcha tea, from grinding green tea leaves, is a natural source of energy, concentration, antioxidants and a large number of vitamins.
Being considered the healthiest drink in the world, it forms a perfect tandem with orange juice, which also adds vitamins from group C to the equation. In this way, by combining this fruit juice with the antioxidants of matcha, you will be giving your skin a gift every morning.
To prepare it, mix two grams of matcha tea with a few milliliters of water and then add it to a glass of orange juice. The result is not only delicious, but it will also fill you with energy.
Deciding to avoid energy drinks that contain sugar, taurine and other components harmful to our cardiovascular health, our skin and our rest is the first step towards a healthier and more connected life with oneself.
In nature we find hundreds of energy sources and taking advantage of them will make us more productive, happier and, moreover, more sustainable.