As a millennial, with busy workdays, long weekends, and very active life, I feel sometimes that I need a quick boost of energy.
This boost can be achieved from various sources. One of my favorite sources is juice!
Do you feel tired? unmotivated? or just thirsty? this blog post will help you with some great ideas for juices that will help you with the energy boost that you need.
Best Juices for Energy
Green juice is a popular juice because it often combines your leafy greens with something sweet to flavor the juice. All it takes is spinach, cucumber, green apple, fresh ginger, and lemon.
You will want to peel and chop each of your ingredients before putting them through the juicer. Once they are prepped, feed them into the juicer and chill. The juice is ready once is nice and cold.
Spinach is packed with tons of vitamins and nutrients such as iron, calcium, and magnesium, which give you a healthy boost of energy while still being good for your body in the long run.
Watermelon Kiwi Lime
Watermelon is high in citrulline, an amino acid that promotes good blood flow and blood pressure. Drinking watermelon juice can help your body feel good which, in turn, can make you feel more energized and ready for the day.
The kiwi is the real key to the energy boost in this juice as it provides large amounts of vitamin C and iron to help fight exhaustion. Peel and cut these fruits to be juiced and add a squeeze of fresh lime at the end for that little burst of flavor.
Carrot Apple Ginger Lemon
Carrots are super-rich in Vitamin K1 among other nutrients the body needs. Carrots help balance blood sugar levels which can make you feel better if your blood sugar is high or low. Carrots are low in glycemic index, which, according to health.com, helps provide a steady flow of energy.
Apples are known for providing a great source of energy that gets gradually released into the body, providing a small flow of energy that can last for hours.
You can add ginger and lemon to the juice for a zing of flavor that will surely perk you up.
Pineapple Kale and Orange
Everybody is aware that Kale is a superfood for the body, but not everyone knows exactly why. A single cup of kale contains a high amount of your daily vitamins and nutrients needs. It is a blast of Vitamin A, K, C, B6, Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium.
It is also loaded with tons of antioxidants and helps to lower cholesterol in the body. Lower cholesterol means a healthier heart and body.
Between filtered water and processed produce, most people don’t get enough natural minerals in their daily diet. Kale can provide minerals that most people don’t get enough of. Kale is also good for eyes and weight loss.
Ultimately, kale is one of the best foods you can consume and will benefit your body and mind in the long run.
Adding pineapple and orange will give an extra dose of vitamins and provide a refreshing, tropical taste.
Best Juices For Fatigue
This juice blend really pinpoints the “leafy greens” side of dieting. Using parsley, kale, and spinach, this juice provides an astounding blast of vitamins and nutrients that are surely going to send your energy levels skyrocketing.
This juice also contains green apple and lemon for flavor as well as organic ginger root for a touch of bitterness.
Leafy greens are so important because of all the vitamins and nutrients they contain. Kale has Vitamin A, K, C, and B6, Spinach has B6, B9, and E, and Parsley is loaded with tons of Vitamin K. You could easily reach your daily vitamin goal on a cup of this juice alone.
This juice will keep you energized for hours.
Celery alone has a ton of vitamins, nutrients, antioxidants, etc. It is also made up of mostly water, providing tons of hydration.
Hydrating is so important for the body. Being well hydrated can even reduce the risk of headaches or reduce the symptoms of a current headache. Hydration also helps give you clear skin and helps your body feel more energized and ready for the day.
You can even sweeten it with a spoon of organic natural honey, a healthy way to sweeten your juice.
Best Juices for Stamina
Beetroot provides our bodies with nitrates, which our body turns into nitric oxide. Nitric Oxide boosts stamina, improves blood flow, and even lowers blood pressure.
Improved blood flow and lung function can also increase your stamina as well.
Beetroot can also provide spouts of energy to the body to help you not feel so tired either.
Carrots are loaded with tons of vitamin A. Carrots can actually provide you with up to 600% of your daily vitamin A intake.
Vitamin A is a great antioxidant that can help fight free radicals in the body, helping to provide energy during exhausting situations like running. Peel and chop your carrots before juicing and remember it is best served cold.
Fruits That Give You Instant Energy
Bananas have helpful nutrients such as potassium that help make the body feel more energized.
Bananas are also good for mental health. It is not uncommon to see someone eat a banana after a hard workout or as a quick breakfast in the morning. This is because it can give your body the energy it needs to get through the day.
Apples are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They provide a high concentration of carbs and fiber as well as vitamins C, B, and Potassium.
These are some of the reasons why apples are great sources of slow-release energy and why they also help you to feel full even when you’re not.
They make you feel full which can help you lose weight and they provide a steady flow of energy so you can get through the day.
While oranges are known for their flavor, they are also a great source of vitamin C.
Vitamin C can help physically energize the body, but real magic comes with mental energy. The vitamin C concentration found in fruits such as oranges can help reduce mental struggles like oxidative stress according to Medical News Today. You can get 100% of your Vitamin C intake for the day from orange juice alone.
Juices can be consumed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is not a specific limit on how much juice you should consume, but it’s important to remember that some of the ingredients contain a high amount of sugar, and it’s better to not exaggerate the amount of sugar.
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