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Top 5 energising foods for the go-getters
Embarking on your hectic schedule feeling sluggish and starving? Well, your body needs a boost up before you unleash the busy day and eating the right foods can help you fill with loads of energy.

Dolly Kumar, Founder & Director at GAIA – India's one of the leading health and wellness brands shares 5 energising foods for the active go-getters.

If you are a go-getter and lead an active lifestyle, you need to be physically fit to handle all your daily activities. Along with physical exercises, you also need to eat healthy and energising foods to retain enough energy and drive to last through your busy days. Besides, you need to be fully recharged throughout the day to function well at your workplace.

Keep your tummy full and your energy levels high with the following 5 healthy options:

1.      Granola Bar

Facing an energy dip every so often? Munch into Granola Bars that can refuel you with bursts of energy.  Loaded with vitamins and fiber, Granola Bars are on-the-go healthy snacks and are perfect for those who lead an active lifestyle. It is also a brilliant alternative for those who skip their breakfast regularly and miss out on all the wholesome nutrients required by the body. A healthier alternative to junk food, this low-fat bar also promotes healthy digestion.

2.    Green tea

Feeling thirsty and looking for healthy beverage? Green tea, no doubt is your best pick. A healthy and refreshing concoction, Green Tea instantly enlivens you making you fresh and energised. Besides, consumption of Green Tea can do wonders to your body. Green Tea –a super drink is rich in antioxidants, particularly epigallocatechin gallateor EGCG and its fat burning properties can help in weight loss and lower the risk of obesity. It also helps regulate blood sugar level and fight stress & fatigue.

3.     Cookies

Afraid of cookies because of high calories? To your rescue, healthy cookies are the best alternatives which are big on health and small on guilt. Indulge in Multigrain cookies with your morning or evening tea.A combination of six healthy grains – ragi, bajra, soya, whole wheat, oats and rice, it is a great alternative to regular cookies. Packed with fiber, Multigrain Cookies also has 'zero-cholesterol' and 'zero trans-fat'. For those who have to adhere to certain dietary restrictions, why not try Sugar free cookies? The perfect guilt-free snack for weightwatchers and diabetics, Sugar Free Cookies is prepared with nutritious grains and has zero cholesterol and 'no added sugar'.

4.     Trial Mix

A handful of nuts, seeds and dried fruits is an all time best munching option. Trail Mix comes packed with a combination of almonds, cashew nuts, peanuts, melon seeds, watermelon seeds, green raisin, black raisin, dried papaya fruit and dried pineapple fruit. Laden with high protein and dietary fiber it gives you an instant energy boost and help you get going to the gusto.

5.     Spirulina

Ever heard of Spirulina? Yes, you got that right! They are the edible blue-green algae. One of the richest natural sources of protein, Spirulina is a complete food for the body. It contains essential fatty acids along with vitamins, minerals as well as antioxidants. It builds immunity, helps protect eyesight and fights stress. So pop one or two Spirulina every day and get an energy boost that keeps you going throughout the day.

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