18 Best Foods for Energy to Help You Recharge Naturally

Feel refreshed all day long with these easy ways to ramp up your energy levels.

18 Best Foods for Energy to Help You Recharge Naturally

There are so many things that can lead to feeling sluggish the next day. If your mind was racing all night, or you have a lot on your plate as soon as you wake up, you could spend the rest of the day feeling off. Even if you got a full night's rest, there could be another reason why you can't focus throughout the day. Either way, your body is trying to tell you something when you spend your day dreaming about the next time you'll see your bed. This guide not only teaches you the best foods for energy, but could help you pinpoint exactly why you're feeling the way that you do.

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Dr. Oz’s No-Bake Energy Bars

Dr. Oz\u2019s No-Bake Energy Bars

The problem: After lunch, you’re exhausted, can’t focus on work and need a pick-me-up.
Why it works: These easy-to-make bars are a power combo of protein, fiber and antioxidants. Bonus: They have none of the caffeine or sugar of a diet soda or other energy beverage.
How to use it: Make a week’s worth of portable bars in just 15 minutes! Try one after lunch to fight off the midday slump. Click here for the full recipe!