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5 Ways to Perk Up

  • August 5, 2011
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5 Ways to Perk Up

“There’s nothing magic about energy foods,” says Nancy Clark, RD, author of Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook. Lots of foods without energy on their labels boost pep just as well as–or better than–products marketed as such.

The fruit’s carbs and yogurt’s protein keep blood sugar steady for a lasting lift. Blend 1/2 c fat-free milk, 3 Tbsp low-fat vanilla yogurt, and 1/2 c frozen raspberries. 210 cal, 7 g pro, 45 g carb, 5 g fiber, 1 g fat, 0.5 g sat fat, 85 mg sodium

11 Fast Fixes for Instant Energy

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1:44AM PDT on Mar 26, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

5:28PM PDT on Oct 13, 2011


4:39AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

thank you, also rooibus tea is very energising

8:38AM PDT on Aug 29, 2011

Does the label matter? I buy dark chocolate covered almonds but they are not Dove and still get my enery fix.
I love PB!

6:17AM PDT on Aug 22, 2011

The first and the last recipe. Yay! o/

10:47AM PDT on Aug 17, 2011

thanks.... sounds great

10:46AM PDT on Aug 17, 2011

thanks for the info

6:03AM PDT on Aug 17, 2011

An Elvis sandwich will be the perfect energy snack! Peanut butter, banana, and whole wheat bread combine in a warm medley of delicious! Thank you!

2:28PM PDT on Aug 16, 2011

Thank you

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