Natural Energy

Leisa Cournane17 Feb 2022

With many people on busy schedules, it can be challenging to have enough energy to get through the day. Having more energy increases productivity and boosts mood, and as a result, thousands of drinks, supplements, and products emphasize that they can provide more energy. However, some are better than others. Natural energy avoids artificial compounds that can be harmful to your health. But how do you decide which kind of energy is best for you? 

Why natural energy? 

Like with other foods and supplements, there are differences between synthetic and natural energy. Some of these artificial compounds aren’t designed to be consumed by the human body. 

While most aren’t harmful, they may not be as effective as their natural counterparts. Many people report having more energy and feeling better when using a natural source of energy. 


By far the most common form of energy comes from caffeine. As a primary source of energy, caffeine is found in food, drinks, and supplements. It has both a synthetic form and comes from natural sources. As little as 75mg of caffeine has a noticeable effect in many people. 

What is caffeine exactly? 

Caffeine is cited as “The world’s most popular drug” and is used regularly by the majority of people in Western countries. Technically, caffeine is an alkaloid compound that acts as a nervous system stimulant and is comprised of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. 

Stimulants provide energy and can increase heart rate and blood pressure. While it is classified as a “drug” it does not cause severe dependence or withdrawals often associated with the term. 

Energy from Diet

While supplements are often associated with energy, the right diet combined with exercise can provide energy without supplements. 

Food plays a major role in a person’s overall energy. Some foods help people to have more energy, while others seem to take energy away. The type, amount, and frequency of the foods eaten all contribute to overall energy amounts. 

The UK even has a diet called The Energy Diet from the NHS. While technically more of a set of guidelines than a strict diet, the recommendations help people to have more energy. This includes recommendations like eating 5 servings of vegetables, drinking enough water, and having unsaturated oils. 

Avoiding foods

Along with eating some types of food, avoiding some foods can also help with energy. Some foods to avoid for increased energy include: 

  • White breads and rice
  • Alcohol
  • Fried foods
  • Foods with added sugars

Natural Energy Supplements

Sometimes the energy effects of diet take time to materlialise or aren’t enough. For these cases energy supplements are an option. However, there are natural alternatives to synthetic compounds to complement a healthy lifestyle. 

Natural energy options at ComplEat Wellness

We have several natural energy options in stock here at ComplEat Wellness. 

  • Spirulina amplifies nutrient absorption which can help give more energy. We have it as the primary ingredient in Organic Spirulina Boost tabs and Spriulina Balance caps.
  • MitoQ cellular energy is a the world’s first CoQ10 antioxidant that targets the mitochondria. This helps boost energy levels and also support organ health. 
  • The Mega mag energy and stress powder by Ethical Nutrients helps with both stress and supports energy support along with supporting tense and tight muscles. 
  • High performance coffee helps with clean energy and an excellent taste at the same time. It’s gluten free and comes in a multi-flavour variety pack. 

If you have any more questions about natural energy or recommendations for what options might be good for you, feel free to stop by or get in touch today.