What we eat affects how we operate throughout the day, and focusing on certain foods can help keep brain fog at bay. Which foods should you eat?
2 PM rolls around and fatigue creeps in. You have hours of work left to go, but you just don’t have it in you to keep grinding away to get through it all. Sound familiar? What we eat affects how we operate throughout the day, and focusing on certain foods can help keep brain fog at bay, meaning you can cruise through your day and feel alert afterward. Which foods are the ones you should eat?
It’s well-established that nutrition plays a vital role in health and well-being. But many don’t realize that food also impacts our mental clarity and emotions. Research suggests that what we eat influences our gut microbiome, which affects brain health in numerous ways, including our mental well-being. This is timely given the state of burnout culture. From a recent study, one in four people reported burnout and were six times more likely to leave their jobs in the next three to six months.
Changing eating habits can your mood and clarity so that you can focus on getting things done without feeling burnt out If you’re tired of feeling tired and unmotivated, we’ve got just the cure, and all it requires is having a few snacks and switching up your breakfast and lunch habits.
Dr. Matthew Lederman, MD, and Lifesum Advisor, says to keep the following items stocked to boost mental health and productivity.
So next time you wonder how you’re going to get through your to-do list, reach for some berries and walnuts or make a quick brown rice stir fry with kale and sweet potatoes, and carry on.
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