Water and air are two most important things, that are required for the existence of any human being than anything else. A person can live without food for many days, but he cannot survive without air for even one second. The person can live without water for more than three days. Thus water is one of the most important aspects of human life. Human body is made of 70% water.

Regular supply of water or water based other liquid drinks are to be provided for proper functioning of the body. Loss of water from the body means irregular functioning of the different body parts like heart, kidney, liver, intestines and so on.

If there is less amount of water in the body, then the muscles of the body suffer from cramps. This may lead to the deformities in the body. The digestive system of a body works properly without any disturbance if sufficient amount of water is provided to the body.

Sufficient amount of water intake helps in clearing the roughage from the body. Water helps to throw out the toxins from the body in form of sweat, urine, etc. Thus, for proper functioning of the body, one must consume atleast three to four litres of water per day.

After a hard day of work, any person loses the energy. In order to gain back the energy, one needs to consume water and energy drinks to stay healthy and fit. Loss of energy means there will be loss of concentration. The person would not like to do any work. The personal and professional life will be disrupted because of this loss of energy.

Thus, to have a proper happy life, one must have energy throughout the day. Here are some easy homemade energy drink recipes which can be tried at home to energize after the hard toil outside.
  1. Matcha Green Tea Energy Drink

Ingredients : A transparent water bottle

Matcha green tea powder

Liquid stevia

Method: fill the water bottle with water almost till the top. Now put 1/4th teaspoon matcha green tea powder in the water. Add a few drops of liquid stevia. Now shake the bottle. Keep the bottle in a cool place.

Note: This drink helps to boost metabolism and burn calories. It also helps to fight cancer and detoxifies the body.

  1. Super Energy Drink

Ingredients: one medium sized orange, peeled

3/4 th cup coconut milk

1 tablespoon honey

One tablespoon grounded flax seed

1 container yogurt

½ cup ice

Method: Take a blender. Put all the ingredients in the blender. Blend them until they are smooth. Serve chilled.

Note: This energy drink is full of vitamins and proteins. Thus this helps to re-energize immediately after consuming this drink.

  1. Cocoa Energy Drink

Ingredients: 1 cup milk

1/2  banana

2 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Method: put all the ingredients in a blender. Put the cover of the blender and blend in high speed. Blend until the banana becomes soft and pureed. Pour in a glass and serve by adding ice.

Note: This energy drink is very delicious. Thus starting from children to old people everyone likes to have this energy drink.

  1. Barley Water Based Energy Drink

Ingredients: 1/4th cup barley grain

5 cups of water

50 gms of ginger, peeled and sliced

2 lemon juice

Lemon zest

1/4th cup of honey

Salt according to taste

Method: Put the barley grain and water in a saucepan. Cover the saucepan. Simmer the gas for 15 minutes. Then add lemon zest and ginger slices. Simmer for another 15 minutes. Strain the liquid. Add honey, lemon juice and salt. Keep this drink aside to cool. Serve cool.

Note
This energy drink can be given to the patients who are suffering from diseases. This help the patients to gain back the energy which have been lost due to the illness.
  1. Strawberry Energy Drink

Ingredients: ½ cup strawberries

2 tablespoon of honey

1/3rd cup milk powder

1 peach, peeled and chopped

1 tablespoon lemon juice

½ cup ice

Method: Put all the ingredients except for ice in a blender. Blend the ingredients in a high speed until all the fruits are made into puree. Pour this into a glass. Add ice and serve chilled.

Note: The fruity taste of this energy drink not only gives energy, but also lifts the mood of the person who drinks it.

  1. Chocolate Energy Drink

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder

2 tablespoon of sugar

1 egg

½ teaspoon of vanilla essence

2 cups of milk

Method: Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend well. Serve the drink in a decorative glass.

Note: This energy drink is one of the favourite energy drinks of children. Thus this can be given to children after they return from school. This will immediately lift up their mood along with giving them the lost energy.

  1. High Protein Energy Drink

Ingredients: 255 gms of water

3/16th cup of Maltodextrin

3 teaspoons of sugar

1 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Whey Protein

One teaspoon of Sea Salt (unrefined)

1 Tea Bag

Method: boil the water. Put the tea bag in the water and keep it for about one minute. Put the Maltodextrin and stir. Stir till it dissolves. Add sugar and sea salt. Stir it thoroughly so that all the ingredients dissolve properly. Cool the drink and serve.

Note: This energy drink instantly gives energy. This is mainly meant for people who are addicted to tea.

  1. Electrolyte Based Sports Drink

    There are three types of electrolyte based energy drink. The recipes of these two types of electrolytes are given below.

Type 2 Electrolyte Based Energy Drink

Ingredients: 1/2 cup fresh orange juice

2 tablespoons of Sugar

3/8 teaspoon of Salt

Water to 2 litres (4 pints)

Method: Put all the ingredients in a tumbler. Shake well to mix properly. Serve chilled.

Note: The orange flavour of the energy drink gives a tangy taste to the drink. This helps to energize the person immediately.

9.  Type 2 Electrolyte Based Energy Drink

Ingredients: 2 Tea Bags

6 level teaspoons sugar (24 grams)

A pinch of salt (0.5 grams)

2 oz lemon juice (about 55 grams), add more to increase potassium

1 1/2 pints (850 ml) boiling water

Method: Put all the ingredients in a bottle. Shake the bottle very well to mix all ingredients properly. Chill the drink by adding ice to it and serve.

Note: This energy drink contains 100 calories, 60 mg of potassium. This is equal to any popular sports energy drink that is available in the market.

 

  1. Sugar Free Electrolyte Energy Drink

Ingredients: 2 quarts (2 litres) of water

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon of salt substitute (potassium salt)

1 pack of sugar free drink flavoring

Artificial sweetener to taste

Method: mix all the ingredients properly in a mixing bowl. Then chill the drink and serve to provide energy immediately.

Note: this sugar free energy drink is ideal for people who are suffering from diabetes or for people who are controlling their diet.

Loss of energy is a major problem which can lead to serious issues like spinning of head, low blood pressure, tiredness, etc. These problems should not be taken lightly. Loss of energy can lead to collapse of any person. In order to avoid all these problems, one must regularly consume water while staying indoor or outdoor. It is better to consume homemade energy drink to avoid any type of artificial color or chemicals.

Final Words:

Since morning till night, everyone has to do a whole lot of work. A housewife has to do her daily chores. A student has to go to school and tuition. In fact, students these days have to have lots of energy, as their daily routine starts right from early morning and continues till late night.

A person going to office, has to do his work rigorously throughout the day. A sports person does his workout, prepares himself for the sports event, all round the clock. An actor has to go for shooting may be late at night or at dawn. An actor’s routine is not scheduled for a fixed time. He has to go for shooting, press conference, public gathering and many other places.

A doctor, a politician, a teacher, a laborer, everyone remains busy throughout the day. Their busy schedule leaves them with very little time for themselves or for their family. In fact, after whole day of working, it might leave them with the problem of loss of energy when the day comes to an end. They must consume a lot of energy drink at regular interval to gain back the energy, that they lost during the day of toil. At least it is important to include – a solution of water, salt and sugar to regain the the amount of energy that they lost!

The above given recipes of the different types of energy drink are easy to make at home. These drinks taste delicious. They are effective for gaining back the lost energy immediately.