How to eat to avoid the midday slump
It's coming. You can feel it. You're trying desperately to will it away, but inevitably, the clock strikes 3 p.m. and suddenly, you're exhausted. The thought of even typing letters on the keyboard seems like an impossible task, not to mention keeping your eyes open. Forget hitting the gym after work, or stopping by your local health food store. Meal prep for tomorrow? Yeah, right! The only thing holding you together right now is the thought of going home, hitting the couch, taking a nap and ordering take-out. Unfortunately, this strategy throws a big fat wrench into all those well-intended New Year's resolutions to get your health back on track.
Good news: There are steps you can take to energize your body throughout the day and avoid this sneaky little gremlin known as "the midday slump." It is possible to get through a workday and still feel energized enough to hit the gym, cook dinner, plan for tomorrow and get a solid night's sleep.
Click through the slideshow above to learn how to eat to avoid midday slump.
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