Giving up sodas can be hard. The sweet addiction is available at nearly every restaurant, store, and street corner, and it’s ubiquitous presence in advertising makes it difficult to forget. There are, however, plenty of great alternatives that can satisfy your sweet tooth — without leaving you crashing.
Have you ever found yourself struggling to find the energy to push through those last few hours of the workday or staring at the barbell wondering if you have enough in the tank for one more rep? Or maybe you’re involved in the elite, yet grossly underestimated, sport of professional parenting. Protein balls are a quick, easy, and delicious way to get the nutrients and energy boost you need when you’re feeling your most tired. Here’s how to make your own protein balls so your body can perform at an elite level.
Is there anything better than the strong scent of coffee to get you out of bed in the morning? Coffee may be many people’s morning wake-up call, but others are unable to consume it either for health reasons or because they can’t stand the bitter taste. The good news is you don’t need to force down a cup of Joe to get your daily energy boost. If you’re looking for a nutritious, energy-boosting morning pick-me-up, try these six healthy alternatives to coffee.
Energy drinks exploded onto the market promising hours worth of energy and a boost in productivity. And for people looking for a quick burst of energy, they certainly do the job! However, the healthiest energy drinks include lower amounts of sugar, tons of nutrient-dense vitamins and minerals, and significantly less caffeine than the energy drinks you’ll find at your local supermarket. If you’re ready to enjoy the healthiest energy drinks, let’s dive in and talk about the benefits of making your own energy drinks and the ingredients you can add to boost their nutritional value.