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6 Natural Drinks for More Energy

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Ever want that extra punch of energy without having to examine the label for excessive caffeine, chemicals, sugar, or other additives that end up subtracting from your health? Sometimes you want to power your workouts and routine with wholesome goodness that you don’t need to guess.

Give these drinks a shot for natural energy that is built to last and keep you going on the healthiest front possible. Plus, reap the benefits that many of these ingredients have outside of energy as a bonus.

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Green Juice 

A hearty serving of dark, leafy greens blended into a juice will provide you with ample energy. Green juice aids with blood circulation and purification that helps to flush any toxins that may be making you feel tired or fatigued. 

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Kombucha

Kombucha is a probiotic beneficial for aiding in gut health bacteria that affects many aspects of our bodies, including our energy levels. By balancing the bacteria in your gut, you may feel lighter with more energy. Kombucha is low in sugar, making it an ideal alternative to sugary energy drinks. 

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has a lot of health benefits, including assisting with energy levels. Besides the energy that can come from easing digestion with apple cider vinegar, it offers an electrolyte solution that contains potassium and enzymes. 

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Water

Drinking water prevents dehydration, which causes the body to work harder for functions such as breathing, which can impact our overall energy level as it takes away. Staying hydrated prevents this, as well as flushes toxins out and speed up metabolism for an extra boost. 

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Beetroot Juice

One study demonstrates that drinking beetroot juice can raise the amount of nitrate in the blood, and slows the rate in which muscles consume energy. 

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Matcha

Matcha is a versatile version of green tea that contains L-Theanine, an amino acid that works as an alternative to caffeine as it does not provoke jitters. It's full of antioxidants and nutrients that can be easily absorbed and energy that can last from 3-6 hours.

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.
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