Life is a lot of things, but busy is the main one. Between navigating chaotic schedules and finding time to fit in nutritious meals, it seems as if there just aren’t enough hours in a day to conquer it all. However, when all else fails and we need that pick-me-up, try forgoing coffee and reaching for these natural supplements instead. Helping us maintain the adequate amounts of essential vitamins, minerals, and other necessary nutrients we may lack in our diet and filled with ingredients that benefit our overall health and wellness, they will help you function at your best without the crash that comes with your morning latte. Click through to see them all!
Team Byrdie has dubbed this the miracle powder, mainly for the fact that one scoop dissolved in tea or warm water instantly makes you feel alert, focused, and happy—like magic.
Byrdie associate editor Victoria Hoff swears by this flavored powder, which she uses every afternoon for a kick of energy. “It has protein and all these nutrients in it, and when I mix it with cold almond milk, it tastes like minty chocolate milk,” she says. “I don’t think I’ve had an afternoon slump since I started taking it!”
Made with fermented fruits, vegetables, and spices, this protein- and superfood-filled powder tastes like chocolate but fuels your body and kick-starts your metabolism. Blend it into your morning smoothie for sustained energy all day long.
Goji, reishi, longan, and other exotic ingredients blend together in this spirit-minded beauty dust, which promises to “feed the thriving physical body” and “unite the heart and spirit.” We just that it helps us feel balanced and awake.
Made with creatine—an organic acid that gives fuel to your cells—and vitamin B12, this pleasantly pink liquid supplement will help you feel supercharged when you need it most. Plus, it’s infused with vegan hyaluronic acid to give your skin a boost.
What’s your favorite way to get energized? Tell us below!
Authors: Maria Rendina and Faith Xue