We've got one word for you: protein. It keeps your metabolism going and curbs hunger, so you won't need to eat as much later.
The energy dip is real. Here's what to do about it, depending on how your day has gone so far.
So let's back up for a second and talk about what the heck happened in the span of a year that took me from miserable to pretty darn happy, and how anyone can have the same breakthrough.
It's a nightly habit for some of us. You're lying in bed, totally exhausted, and for some reason can't catch a wink. Or perhaps you fall asleep, then wake up a couple of hours later to an endless cycle of tossing and turning that culminates in a 4:00 a.m. Instagram-stalking session. Could you have prevented the restlessness with a simple fix? Yes, and here's a hint: It has to do with what you ate for dinner.
No special DNA required.
Free food is considered a "perk" in many offices, but this benefit may have an unexpected price: pounds gained. Even though the snacks provided by my client's employer were seemingly healthier choices, a daily trip or two to the cupboard added up to hundreds of extra calories.