These three smoothies are rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein to give you maximum energy so you can perform at your best. Protein gives you endurance energy by slowing down the digesting process which helps balance blood sugar levels. Protein is also essential for repairing body tissues after exercising. Carbohydrate is the body’s main source of fuel.
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The 21st century is going to be a century to remember when it comes to fast food and health problems. Fast food is a multi-billion dollar business and is growing incredibly fast. McDonald’s alone has more than 31,000 restaurants worldwide. Because of the fast changing society, people around the world are relying more on fast food, especially people in the United States.
Plant foods such as fruit and vegetables are great sources of energy because they are full of living energy. To obtain the most amount of energy from plant foods, you need to eat the ones that are organically grown. Also, eat them fresh and choose the ones that are bright in color.
Red Bull Smoothie defies all energy smoothies because of its extra feature, which is the explosion of energy from B-vitamins and energy herbs. Most energy smoothies do a great job of boosting energy but lack that quick boost of intense energy. If you are looking for a smoothie that can give you an intense boost of instant energy, then these two Red Bull smoothies are perfect for you.
XS currently has 11 different flavors plus 3 caffeine-free versions, which adds up to 14 different types. All its energy drinks are low in carbs and sugar, and loaded with B-vitamins. Too bad its B-vitamins are synthetic, making them less effective. Some of its energy drinks have no carbs, no sugar, and no caffeine. One thing that concerned me about XS energy drinks is their high levels of synthetic vitamin B12. Most of them have 4,900 percent of the percent daily value. XS Gold has 8,000 percent. All of the XS energy drink flavors contain sucralose, an artificial sweetener known by independent researchers as a neurotoxin.
In the far east energy exercises such as Tai Chi and Qigong are practiced everyday to improve energy flow of the meridians in the body. Many meridian experts believe there are twelve main meridians in the body. Each meridian relates to certain specific organs in the body. In China, energy is known as chi or qi. It is believed to be created by two opposing forces which are ying and yang. The yang represents masculine energy and the ying represents feminine energy.
B vitamins are one of the most important vitamins for giving you the energy to work all day. B complex helps metabolize carbohydrates, the body and brain’s main source of fuel. The lack of B vitamins can cause body fatigue, dizziness, memory problems, depression and can lead to other illnesses. If you are planning to get most of your B vitamins from plant-based foods, avoid cooking them or don’t cook them for too long, because the heat and water will destroy a good portion of their B vitamins.
Nutrilite Rhodiola 110 is a dietary supplement that is designed to increase mental and physical performance. The main ingredient in Rhodiola 110 is rhodiola rosea, an Artic herb known to increase performance, reduce fatigue and stress, and reduce high altitude sickness. Rhodiola rosea is referred to as an adaptogen which works similar to stimulants, but without the negative effects of caffeine or nicotine.
Nutrilite Double X is a multivitamin that contains a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients per serving. If you have not heard of Nutrilite, according to its researchers, it is one of the world’s leading brand of dietary supplements. My review on Double X is based on taste, price, energy level, vitamins and minerals, and health benefits.