Family life School & Family 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 swapForget sugary cereal, swap your daily bowl of frosted flakes for a hearty bowl of porridge to keep your energy levels up for longer. Lunchtime swapIf 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 swapWhen 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 swapGrabbing 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 swapCaffeine 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. By Emma Daly Comments Daily deals from top retailers Latest on MadeForMums 14 internet and text slang terms every parent should know Mum breastfeeding between contractions - captured on camera This mum's adorable selfie with her toddler isn't what it seems Is it time to end the 'nightmare' of parents' evenings?