We get it, you need to start your day with a cuppa in hand. But unless it’s black, brewed with a paper filter, and sugarless, loading your body with it more than 3-5 cups a day can potentially lead to health problems in the future. Try these alternatives instead!
Containing less caffeine than a cup of java, this gives you the boost sans jitters. Studies also shows daily consumption of it can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure, as green tea is enriched with catechins.
2.Wheat grass juice
A natural energiser, a shot of wheat grass gives you the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients you need to face the day. Its easy digestibility and rapid assimilation make it an excellent energy supplement, whether on its own or added to a protein-type beverage, says Gloria Gilbere, leading voice in wholistic rejuvenation.
Join the legions of Chai fans in India, and take this steaming cup of smooth and creamy black tea with spices and herbs to awaken your senses in the morning and beat that midday slump! Yet another reason to choose Chai: its anti-inflammatory and gut-friendly.
Stimulate your senses with this simple solution: add the juice of half a lemon and a teaspoon of freshly grated zest to warm water. Unlike coffee, its not a diuretic, has less fat and calories, and is packed with immune-system boosting vitamin C.