What is the best vitamin, food and drink you can take for energy?

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  1. lovelypaper profile image61
    lovelypaperposted 13 years ago

    No energy drinks. But something healthy that will pick up my energy. I work very hard at work and it drains me.

    1. profile image0
      Dominique Tengposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      If you feel drained, you need to restore your adrenals. There is a complex protocol, but it can be done in a rather short time.

      1. lovelypaper profile image61
        lovelypaperposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        How do you do that? Do you have a blog about that?

    2. G Miah profile image78
      G Miahposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      The best food for energy at any time for anything is FRESH or DRIED ARABIAN DATES. Dates are amazing, they tatse really nice and also within 10 minutes of eating them, you immediately feel energetic and lively.

      I work double shifts sometimes and when i get home late night, i eat only one or two, and away i go full of energy and refreshed. You can buy them from any supermarket or grocery. Give it a go and let me know how it's worked for you.

      Always works for me. You can even diet just by eating dates and cereal without having anything else. I lost alot of fat over a period of two weeks after taking a date and excercisinf for an hour, then having one after. For lunch and dinner i used to eat two or three plus a small bowl of Kellog's Bran Flakes. After two weeks, i felt and looked fantastic!

      Try eating Dates, it definitely will help you.

      1. lovelypaper profile image61
        lovelypaperposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Wow. I may try the dates. Thanks for the tips.

    3. hybrid715 profile image55
      hybrid715posted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Try USANA Essentials. It is composed of Vitamins, Minerals, and Antioxidants. You can consult the book: Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements by Dr. Lyle MacWilliam. It is very informative in guiding us which supplements are the best. In their guide, the Essentials ranked among the Best. But you can choose from the list depending on what you want.

      I take these everyday and I noticed a big difference because I don't get too tired when I finish late at work unlike before.

    4. qwark profile image60
      qwarkposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      ..be sure your multi vit/mineral contains 75 mgs of complex b's (the hi energy vitamins). NO ONE eats a balanced meal everday.
      Be sure to compliment your daily diet with a "powerful" vitamin/mineral pill......and exercise every day!

  2. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 13 years ago

    sleep and/or meditation

  3. skyfire profile image82
    skyfireposted 13 years ago

    mountan doo


    1. Shadesbreath profile image81
      Shadesbreathposted 13 years agoin reply to this


  4. kephrira profile image60
    kephriraposted 13 years ago

    ginseng is supposed to be good, but I can't vouch for it from personal experience.

  5. mod2vint profile image61
    mod2vintposted 13 years ago

    We sell a lot of 5hour energy shots, no crash, full of vitamins like B12

  6. profile image0
    Dominique Tengposted 13 years ago

    I take Manda Koso and Cellfood. These two supplements work best for me, but everyone is different.

  7. Sue Adams profile image96
    Sue Adamsposted 13 years ago

    Eat more green raw vegetables. For a boost you can use a blender. Go to bed early enough so you don't need an alarm clock to wake you up. Do some yoga outdoors.

    1. lovelypaper profile image61
      lovelypaperposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Ok, I'll try to eat my  veggies. I like salad. There are so many good ideas I'll have to incorperate a few into my diet. Thanks to everyone for these!

  8. Epiphany99 profile image59
    Epiphany99posted 13 years ago

    Try drinking green foods,

  9. Ms Chievous profile image68
    Ms Chievousposted 13 years ago

    Green Tea is supposed to be good for your energy level.  This tea has more caffine than regualr tea. Also boosts metabolism and many other benefits.  Although it can help keep going nothing beats a good nites sleep to help you regenerate!

    1. lovelypaper profile image61
      lovelypaperposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      You're right about the Green Tea. The problem is it tastes so nasty. I've boought a few boxes of Green Tea with good intentions and forced myself to drink it. Even w/honey and lemon, it's a struggle but it has great health benefits and if it will boost my energy, I might try it again. Thanks.

    2. Devanni profile image60
      Devanniposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Actually, green tea has far less caffeine than any other tea. 
      As far as health, there really isn't anything it doesn't benefit.   Green tea can be described as a bit high-maintinence.  If you don't like the taste, it's probably because you're steeping it too long.  Never steep it for more than two minutes - and that's for stronger tea.  After the two minute mark the hot water starts to bring out a bitter taste.

  10. Ms Chievous profile image68
    Ms Chievousposted 13 years ago

    There are some Green tea pills on the market as well.  I wrote a hub on it if you want to check it out..

  11. gbgtopteam profile image39
    gbgtopteamposted 12 years ago

    something that provides cellular energy.   stimulates give you a crash.   they are terrible.      look for a supplement that provides cellualr energy that will sustain you and in your body.    i suggest 10-in-one  i love it.    let me know if you want to try it.  amazing energy, no crash, safe!  and it works.

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    High Healthposted 12 years ago

    Things I use for quick energy are high sugar fruit like dates, bannanas etc etc but if you want sustained energy you could add some fat with the fruit.

  13. Billie Walker profile image60
    Billie Walkerposted 12 years ago

    I have found a small glass of orange juice gives me more a reviving boost than anything else I've tried.  Couple it with some lowfat protein (ie, string cheese, tuna, a couple slices of turkey or chicken lunchmeat) for sustained energy.

  14. fooduciary profile image60
    fooduciaryposted 12 years ago

    It sounds like you're not getting enough green veggies in your diet. Remember, energy is all about what you're eating and if you're eating poorly, your body will suffer.

    Load up on a green smoothies and when you need a boost during the middle of the day, try a glass or orange or apple juice.

  15. MikeNV profile image68
    MikeNVposted 12 years ago

    The lack of nutritional understanding of mind boggling.

    There are plenty of resources online where you can learn about REAL Nutrition.  A great place to start is learning how the human body process the different types of sugars and macro nutrients.  Ignorance is rampant.

  16. jmcgusana profile image60
    jmcgusanaposted 12 years ago

    The following link has products which can help with this http://joshuaboyd.usana.com.

    Simply put I use the My Health Pack, Nutrameal Shakes and bars in between somewhat healthy meals, and Rev3 which for an energy drink is pretty healthy/clean to eat.

    For me I find the following to be helpful to keep the "crash" minimized in my daily routine. Hope this helps.

    •Morning and at night. My Health Pack from USANA. This includes your vitamins, minerals, antioxidants with focused supplements like BCAA’s and glutamine to help keep cells healthy and growing properly. Simple and easy to use and fit into your schedule.

    •Breakfast – USANA Nutrameal Shake and fruit

    •Mid Morning – USANA snack bar and fruit

    •Lunch – Regular lunch or USANA Nutrameal and fruit

    •Mid Day – snack bar and fruit

    •Dinner – Regular dinner

    •Before bed – Nutrameal shake and fruit

  17. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 12 years ago

    I believe that every person can find his best food for energy, we are not all equal.  Mine is honey

  18. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 12 years ago

    Well, nobody wants my "energy cure" on this thread, but I can't resist - Coffee!  Lots of coffee!   lol  (How do you think I'm up at 4:30 in the morning.   smile  )

  19. Wendy Krick profile image66
    Wendy Krickposted 12 years ago

    I like my morning coffee. Drinking it right now.

  20. Joy56 profile image68
    Joy56posted 12 years ago

    coffee is ace, but everyone seems to think i should stop drinking it.,  Have a huge cup here of the very same.....

  21. leo3474 profile image61
    leo3474posted 12 years ago

    Hi All,

    I suggest vitamin B.
    If drink some energy beverage, they also includes other bed components.Like E-for saving a lot of time.

  22. Daniel Carter profile image66
    Daniel Carterposted 12 years ago

    One of the better solutions is to increase your meals from 3 to 6 smaller ones throughout the day. Make sure you have a portion of lean protein, healthy low glycemic index carbs, and veggies. Save the fruit for in the morning because of the high sugar content.

    Don't get stuck on preparing 6 meals. There are protein powders that are cost effective and tastey and you can make great smoothies from them. A shake with nothing in it, a little yogurt, or piece of fruit or some raw veggies is a good idea for one meal. Eggs, cottage cheese, protein bars, lean lunch meat, and many more options for sources of quick obtainable protein.

    Also incorporate a regular exercise routine in your schedule. Don't claim you don't have time for it. Ignoring your health isn't going to make you a more valuable employee.

    By doing this, you optimize your system, digestion, and blood sugar levels. If you're having afternoon crashes, this will likely help a lot in avoiding them.

    All the other vits and mins and natural things listed by others can also be beneficial, but if you start with the basics and go from there, you'll have the energy you need throughout the day.

  23. Craan profile image77
    Craanposted 12 years ago

    To increase my energy I drink about 3 tablespoons of coconut oil a day with fresh vegetable or fruit pulp juice.

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    saamaposted 12 years ago

    You can try the tropical fruit Amalaki. You can get it as pills or powder form. I would recommend the powder form because of the unpleasant taste. It has huge amount of vitamin c and is recommended for sports people. It boosts your energy and strengthens the immune system along with many other benefits. You can easily find it online.

  25. Mittkontakt profile image60
    Mittkontaktposted 12 years ago

    There are many goos natural product that are good for your energy. The key is to find a clean adaptogenic product without any toxic effects whatever.If you want to feel better overall,sleep better and have more energy I clearly endorse Tahitia Noni Juice. I have used it for 15 years and feel really great. So do the celebrities that use it as well.

  26. Research Analyst profile image77
    Research Analystposted 12 years ago

    spinach and green drinks always work well with giving good energy

  27. Donna Janelle profile image69
    Donna Janelleposted 12 years ago

    I think that vitamin B - especially vitamin B-12 can help to raise your energy levels naturally. If you don't have enough vitamin B or iron it can make you feel tired.

  28. profile image0
    sureal07posted 12 years ago

    The best source of energy drink, vitamins, and minerals come from pressing your own juice everyday. Try juicing organic leafy green vegetables and colorful fruits. It reaches the cellular level and feeds the cells directly with natural enzymes. I juice everyday and never take vitamins.


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