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6 Hacks to Get an Afternoon Energy Kick from Food

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According to medical research, it's relatively normal that many people encounter an urge to sleep in the afternoon, especially after lunch. This condition is called the afternoon slump, characterized by fatigue, moodiness, frequent yawning, sleepiness, and lack of concentration. Notably, the afternoon slump depends on the type of food eaten for lunch. If you have meals with high-fat content, your body will slow down, lowering afternoon productivity. How do you beat the slump? This article takes a closer look at how to get an afternoon energy kick from proper nutrition. Stay Hydrated When your body is dehydrated, feeling unenergetic is...

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Do we need to cut down on carbs?

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This question has been a hot topic in the health debate for quite some time now, and there is certainly a lot of mixed messages and conflicting advice out there in answer to it. What doesn’t help is the rise in popularity of diets that are centered around restricting carbohydrate intake in order to lose weight and for better general overall health. On the surface, it seems to suggest that carbohydrates are to be avoided and they may not be so good for health after all. This article will help to clear up the controversy by looking at the different...

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Vanilla Cake Energy Bites

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What? Energy bites that taste like cake and is made with healthy ingredients! Indeed! Check out this vanilla cake energy bites recipe and try it for yourself! Using 6 wholesome ingredients, this recipe is oil-free, grain-free, and refined-sugar-free! Energy balls are a great source of energy and are convenient to bring with you for a snack. In this case, the vanilla cake flavor makes it great for a dessert too! Check out the video below to see how it’s made. https://youtu.be/xiL_SV1dLZE Full recipe here! Related blogs: 3 Gluten-free, No-bake Energy Bites Recipes Perfect Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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3 easy vegan energy balls recipes

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Energy balls are great snacks because it’s portable and bite-sized. Here are 3 easy vegan energy balls recipes for you to try. Each recipe incorporates prunes, which are great natural sweeteners with tonnes of health benefits. These are packed with nutrients and are easy to make as well! The recipes shown are also no-bake, so you can immediately enjoy your creations. Watch the video below to see how these are made: https://youtu.be/MpwplExtaFM

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Is it Better to Sleep With or Without a Pillow?

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Is it better to sleep with or without a pillow? Since ancient Mesopotamia, people have been using stones, wood and ceramics to raise their heads while they sleep. And while a stone pillow doesn't seem like the best idea, what do professionals say about using two or even three pillows when you go to sleep? Click here to read Dr. Weil's take on the pillow vs. no pillow debate.

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