Need a Lift? Try These Round-the-Clock Energy Boosters

A plan guaranteed to keep your engine humming all day long (11 Photos)

Brenda Kearns on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:55AM

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Need a Lift? Try These Round-the-Clock Energy Boosters

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8 a.m.: Get a Boost with Bananas

Polish off a banana at breakfast, and Tuft University researchers say you'll increase your energy 20 percent for two hours straight. Experts credit this fruit's hefty amount of potassium--a mineral that stimulates muscles, nerves and brain cells to function at their peak. For a little extra get-up-and-go, break up a banana and add it to your favorite cereal.

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