"Lemons have a wide variety of uses from curing asthma to liver stimulation, says Ekta Tandon, dietician at dailydiet. in. "To wake up, smell the fruit or lemon oil or suck on a lemon drop—it's an instant refresher, which is why it's a common base for room fresheners and scents.


This green contains boron, which is responsible for hand-eye co-ordination, attention and short-term memory. Boron-rich foods also maintain healthy bone and blood-sugar levels.

A recent Journal of Alzheimer's Disease research shows apples protect the brain from memory loss and senility due to their quercetin content. "They're almost as effective as caffeine as the fructose content doesn't bring you back to a slump like coffee would, says Dr Kakar.

Orange juice
"We eat oranges or drink OJ in the morning to wake us up, says Dr Kakar. "Oranges contain vitamin C that beats fatigue to keep us active throughout the day. Try eating one instead of drinking the juice to keep calories at bay.

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