5 Foods for Energy Now!

5 Foods for Energy Now!

Do you find yourself at work trying to power through the day? Small 150- 200 calorie snacks can be the key to replenishing your energy between meals.

Next time you’re feeling that midday slump, skip the coffee and try these 5 healthy foods for a quick boost.

Bananas

Rich in natural sugars, bananas pack a powerful punch.  Not only are they a good source of fiber, which helps promote long-lasting energy, they’re packed full of vitamin B-6 which improves cognitive function.

Almonds

Almonds are an easy to pack snack, making them perfect for that midday pick-me-up. Packed with protein, manganese, copper and riboflavin, ounce for ounce these are some of the most nutrient-rich nuts. The copper and manganese keep energy flowing by neutralizing cell toxins while riboflavin spurs oxygen-based fuel production.

Apples

High in fiber, these colorful treats will give you a more sustained boost than many other fruits. These easy to tote snacks are loaded with vitamins, minerals and good carbs, making them an ideal feel-good option.

Dark Chocolate

Rich in antioxidants, this yummy treat contains caffeine to help keep you alert and productive throughout the day. It’s also great for your skin!

Greek Yogurt

This portable snack contains twice the amount of protein of other yogurts, making it a great source of delicious energy. It’s also the perfect snack for slimming your waistline!

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