“Proper nutrition is crucial for optimal performance in all aspects of daily life, work included,” Career Builder notes.
“You wouldn’t know this by looking around the office, though. Most workplace lunches consist of greasy foods or refined carbohydrates such as pastas, sandwiches loaded with cheese and mayo, or sometimes nothing but a cola and some vending machine picks. Offices that are kind enough to provide free food and drink often offer stimulants such as soda and coffee, as well as refined carbohydrates and sugars like bagels, donuts, cereal and granola bars.”
“While these foods may be comforting to some extent, alleviating stress with their serotonin-producing combination of refined carbohydrates, sugar, fat, and/or salt, they also dim your mental sharpness and energy levels. Making sure you eat healthy during the workday can enhance your focus and increase your energy, giving you the edge you need to tackle everything on your plate.”
The article provides “some simple but high-impact steps you can take to boost your mood and productivity.”
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