Can energy drinks help us in these COVID times?
This virus changed our world almost over night, this constant fear of getting sick is making us search for ways to chase away depression. Of course we rely on family and friends, on fun activities as sports or gardening, however food and drinks can also help out.
Used with moderation and care, maybe energy drinks can also give us a boost. An energy drink is a type of drink containing stimulant compounds, usually caffeine, it can provide some mental and physical stimulation. Alongside multivitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietary supplement consumed by teens and young adults.
Most of these drinks stimulate brain function and increase alertness and concentration. A few of the most common ingredients are listed below:
- B vitamins
- Amino acid derivatives
- Herbal extracts
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Of course there are other ways to get an infusion of energy, a few natural choices include:
- Fatty fish
- Brown rice
- Sweet potatoes
Also you can practice some quick activities that would help you charge your batteries:
- Long walks
- Stretches and Yoga
- Dance to good music
Physical activity oxygenates blood cells, helping to refill your body's fuel tank, we need to have good levels of energy so as to get through the day, a good diet and enough hydration can go a long way and of course don't forget to have fun!