5 easy food swaps to boost your energy

Keep your energy levels up by swapping some of your favourite snacks for high energy alternatives

1 of

Ad break

  • Breakfast swap

    Forget sugary cereal, swap your daily bowl of frosted flakes for a hearty bowl of porridge to keep your energy levels up for longer.

  • Lunchtime swap

    If your energy is zapped by lunchtime, don't reach for crisps, swap to houmous on pitta instead. Not only will it cut out on uneccessary fats, it's a better energy boost for you.

  • Dinner swap

    When it comes to dinner, white pasta can seem like an easy win. But, swap your white bows for a wholemeal version and your meal gets a turbo boost of energy. Perfect if your baby likes to be up all night!

  • Afternoon snack swap

    Grabbing a bar of chocolate in the afternoon seems like a good idea at the time. But the sugar boost will be short lived. For longer lasting energy, reach for prunes and raisins for a slower, longer release.

  • Continue slideshow >

  • Drink swap

    Caffeine drinks should get the elbow if you're looking for an energy lift. Reach for a cool glass of orange juice instead for your energy fix.