Caffeine-free Mid-day Slump Solutions

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Lunch has passed, dinner is still some time away, but your energy is on a fast downhill spiral and coffee is not an option. How are you going to get through the mid-day slump without that extra cup of java?

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CHALLENGE: MID-DAY SLUMP

There are many theories and reasons for the post-lunch blahs, including but not limited to:

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Is Your Work Stress Adding Up In Calories?

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Mindless eating and emotional eating are among the main causes of weight gain and weight loss failure. Stress is an emotion many people try to cope with using food. Research has found that those who have an increased desire to eat when stressed most often reach for sugary and high fat comfort foods.

CHALLENGE: STRESS EATING

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Put Healthy Eating On Your Meeting Agenda

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Meetings can be long and training sessions are often at unfamiliar locations, often making meal planning difficult. However, anticipating this problem makes it easier to prevent.

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CHALLENGE: LONG WORK MEETINGS

Those who organize meetings may not always be cognizant of employees’ varying lunch times or nutritional needs. Often to avoid having to cut a meeting short or a lunch may be provided to keep everyone satiated. Though the intentions may be good, the nutritional¬†value of these nourishments may be lacking.

SOLUTION: ANTICIPATE AND AVOID PITFALLS

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How Much Cake Does Your Office Feed You?

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In a company of 100 staff, celebrating each birthday adds eight slices of cake a month!

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CHALLENGE: TOO MUCH CAKE

Work events focused on food may be causing you to overeat. That’s because eating with others can influence what and how much you eat. you might feel pressure to eat to fit in with your peers or find it tough to resist treats.

SOLUTION: SUGGEST A HEALTHIER WAY TO CELEBRATE

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