Fuel up the right way with our helpful snack suggestions to eat before and after a workout. Get healthy carbs and calories in your system before so you can have an effective workout with lots of energy and refuel afterwards with electrolytes and protein to help build lean muscle. Our simple snacks are easy to make such as whole wheat toast with peanut butter and banana.
A friend suggested that I try yerba mate tea to boost my energy. What is yerba mate? Is it safe? Yerba mate isn't likely to pose a risk for healthy adults who occasionally drink it. However, some studies indicate that people who drink large amounts of yerba mate over prolonged periods may be at increased risk of some types of cancer, such as cancer of the mouth, esophagus and lungs. Smoking in combination with yerba mate seems to greatly increase the cancer risk.
Dark chocolate covered almonds with sea salt. The benefits of dark chocolate are endless!
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