5 drinks that can keep you awake and focused throughout the day

01/7​Drink these beverages to be focused all day long

With endless stress and anxiety in the modern lifestyle, there are days when many of us wake up with an irritated mind, lack of focus and energy. According to experts, the core of all these issues is lack of sleep and we often wake up exhausted. If you are the one who is facing a similar issue and thinks that indulging in endless cups of coffee or aerated drink will give you that kick, you are going wrong. To stay hydrated and awake, you need a balanced liquid diet. Here are 5 drinks that you can sip all day long after/before every meal to boost your energy after a bad night of sleep. (Image: istock)

02/7​Early Morning: Smoothie

After a not-so-good sleep at night, the best way to begin your day is to indulge in a healthy green smoothie. Smoothies made with greens are low in sugar, high in fibre and make you feel fresh. All you need to do is, blend in ½ avocado, 2 slices of pineapple, 10-12 spinach leaves, 1 banana, and ½ cup coconut water. According to experts, greens are loaded with energy-promoting nutrients and are also rich in iron, which helps fight fatigue. (Image: istock)

03/7​Breakfast: Bulletproof Coffee

It has been proven that bulletproof coffee curbs cravings and boosts energy levels with the help of MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides, a type of fats. According to a study, it not only boosts energy but endurance levels too. (Image: istock)

04/7​Before Lunch: Coconut Water

Now that you have controlled your cravings and feeling fresh post smoothie, it’s time to sip some coconut water. It’s loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and electrolytes. It is also a rich source of potassium, which helps balance fluid levels in the body and regulates the functioning of the nervous system. (Image: istock)

05/7​Post Lunch: Green Tea

If you are still feeling lazy, then try to skip coffee and sip some green tea. It has been proven that green tea is rich in L-theanine and caffeine and other antioxidants and nutrients, which provide instant energy and buzz without the jitters. Experts feel that a cup of green tea provides a sustained boost of energy and brainpower, as compared to any other hot beverage. (ImageL istock)

06/7​Post Dinner: Golden Milk

End your day with a gentle sip of anti-inflammatory rich golden milk, which is nothing but milk along with turmeric powder. This immunity-boosting drink has some powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits that improve anxiety and sleep quality. (Image: istock)

07/7​Final words

While these drinks are good to keep you energized and focused, experts feel that these drinks should not be replaced with water. It is suggested to drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily to keep the body and skin hydrated. This also helps in beating fatigue and restlessness caused due to lack of sleep at night. (Image: istock)

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