Running on empty? Feeling exhausted? Or finding yourself hitting that 3p.m. energy slump that makes you want to fall asleep at your desk? If so, the way you are nourishing (or not) your body may have something to do with it.
What we eat is vital to our energy and productivity, not to mention our overall health. Starting your day with refined carbohydrates such as bagels and doughnuts with coffee for example, tends to contribute to afternoon blood sugar crashes, unhealthier lunch choices, and that 3p.m. vending machine date.
You can supercharge your day by choosing a breakfast with protein, healthy fats, and fiber. Some examples are a vegetable omelet, whole grain toast with almond butter and sliced banana, or greek yogurt with blueberries and flax seeds. Choices like these will help keep your energy stable throughout the day.
Choose afternoon snacks like hummus with veggies, raw nuts, a hard boiled egg over spinach, or a piece of fruit with almond butter. Keeping your body fueled...