I don’t know about you, but by mid-afternoon I frequently find tiredness suddenly hits, my energy levels dip, I lose concentration, and even the simplest of tasks defeats me, to the point where I’m falling asleep at my computer. I need a break and some fuel, so I reach for something fast – and usually something sugary.
Not a good idea!
Tip 1: Ditch the Sugar! We have some tips for healthy snacks, and a nutrient-rich smoothie recipe at the end.
Tip 2: According to Dr Sally Norton at MailOnline, the best way to beat the mid-afternoon slump is to avoid a heavy lunch, opting instead for …
… a nutrient-rich light snack, packed with energy to help you feel fuller for longer …
Nutrient-rich foods deliver these powerful perks:
- stabilized blood sugar levels
- appetite control and fewer cravings
- increased focus and energy
- greater productivity
Tips for healthy snacks include:
- Fresh or dried fruit
- Non-fat yogurt
- Nuts or seeds
- Peanut butter
Remember, if you are following a diet plan you should include these extra calories in your total for the day.
Dr Norton has a couple of other tips – take a break, have a cuppa – (see the Source link below), but I’ve added my own favorite tip:
Tip 5: You really can’t beat a super healthy Green Smoothie, so we have super energy-boosting recipe (nutrient-rich, of course!) for you on the Next Page …