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Benefits news: 10 tips for increasing energy

Oct 16, 2015

Often, people turn to high-caffeine beverages and energy drinks to give them the boost they need to get through the day. However, many of these drinks are loaded with refined sugars and high amounts of caffeine, which can cause a burst of energy, then a rapid crash. 

Here are 10 lifestyle strategies that help eliminate this rollercoaster effect while boosting energy throughout the day.

  1. Get a good night's sleep
  2. Get moving
  3. Eat a healthy breakfast
  4. Stay hydrated
  5. Reduce stress
  6. Choose whole grains, limit sugar
  7. Turn coffee into a protein drink
  8. Choose healthy snacks
  9. Increase magnesium intake
  10. Achieve pH balance

For more information and additional resources, visit the Employee Assistance Plan Guidance Resources Online website. (First time users must enter EAPBusiness as your company Web ID and enter UNIVE as your employer name)

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