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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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Best & Worst Foods for Meal Prep!

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Not all food items are equal, but you can still meal prep with them as long as you plan properly! Meal prepping makes making meals throughout your busy work week a little easier – and by knowing how long your food items last in the fridge, you can work around it by creating different combinations that reduce food waste but still keep your meals interesting throughout the week! Lists will become your best friend for your visits to the grocery store. Once you plan your meals for the week ahead, you will only buy what you need and ensure that...

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What should you eat while traveling?

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When traveling, it can get busy and chaotic when you’re away from home. When it comes to convenience, you may not be able to get the things you usually get - you may have to make some sacrifices in order to keep your trip going as smooth as possible. What should you eat while traveling? How do you prep your food so that you can bring it with you and still have it taste good? How do you ensure that you get all the nutrients you need? You may prefer to try new foods and buy take out or eat...

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Guide for Vegetarian, Vegan, or Plant-Based Foodies on Vacation

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Guest post by Hannah Stevens Going on holiday as a vegetarian, vegan, or on a plant-based diet can be a little scary, especially when you are new to a new eating lifestyle. Eating out in a different city, especially out of your home country presents another challenge. Do you eat what looks familiar? What if they aren’t accurate with their list of ingredients? What if you don’t know what’s in your food at all? Is it easier to avoid eating out all together? A new place, a new country, a new scenery, and especially new food is worth exploring -...

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4 easy slow cooker recipes

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Slow cookers are so convenient – if you have one then you will know. But to those who don’t have one, check out the recipes below and see if it is worth an investment to one! A slow cooker will cook your food while you are busy while ensuring that you will have a fresh and healthy meal when you are ready to eat. There are no excuses if you don’t want to cook! Here are 4 easy slow cooker recipes you can try - and they are delicious! Check out these recipes and see which one you like! There’s...

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