Unfortunately, too many people on the planet have become addicted to caffeine. We all know the people who are unable to function without their daily consumption of coffee; without it they are cranky or they remain in a zombie-like state.
To even make matters worse, beverage companies are creating energy drinks that are filled with extremely high doses of caffeine; which could be most detrimental in the long run.
Try eating fruit on an empty stomach; fruits usually take around twenty to thirty minutes to digest; as a result of passing through our system quickly, it gives our blood glucose a boost.
Make the extra effort to consume at least eight glasses of water daily. Keeping the body hydrated helps us to maintain our energy; dehydration can cause lethargy.
Foods such as whole grains, tomatoes and peppers are good at keeping us awake and energized.
The number one method of staying awake and feeling totally refreshed is by getting at least six to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep at night.