- Caffeine can cause major health conditions
- Energy drinks can be life threatening, especially for BP patients
- These drinks may also disrupt sleep patterns and cause anxiety
Researchers with the American Heart Association had warned that energy drinks can be life threatening, especially for those who already have blood pressure or cardiac issues. These drinks may also disrupt sleep patterns, cause heart palpitations and anxiety, contribute to digestive problems, increase blood pressure and lead to dehydration, as per the NIH.
When you have natural energy boosters, why would you want to switch to any artificial ones? Here's a list of natural energy drinks that you could consume in order to ward off any health risks.
1. Coconut water and lime
Coconut is known to be a nature's energy potion as it has enough nutrients to save you from tiredness. Plenty of athletes swear by it and always keep a bottle handy during and after workout sessions.
2. Green mango refresher
Green mangoes are available everywhere and we are already familiar with the green mango plus salt plus spice combination. Make this amazing energy drink with mango pulp, rock salt, black salt, sugar, chili powder and a pinch of soda.
3. Kokum energy drink
Kokum is also a well-known energy drink that you can drink after or before your workout or whenever you feel low. All you need is coconut water, kokum syrup, lemon juice and rock salt to make a perfect energy drink.
4. Banana smoothie
Banana and coconut water are packed with important nutrients like potassium, so when both are put together, you get a powerhouse of a drink. All you need is banana, coconut water, orange or mosambi juice and dahi to make a delicious smoothie.