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Being more productive at work starts on your plate

A healthy diet will keep you motivated and energetic for the whole entire day.

Setting goals is a great way to be more productive at work, but if you’re not eating the right foods you won’t have the energy to complete them. Keep scrolling to find out if your current eating habits are working to your advantage, or hindering your performance.

Eat breakfast: Your brain needs energy, and that energy comes from food. Eating a healthy breakfast with lots of omega-3 fatty-acids (chia seed pudding, walnuts, eggs…) and complex carbohydrates (fruit and whole-wheat bread) is a smart decision. The combination will allow for a slow-release of energy so that you can power through the morning, and the omega-3s are known to be mood-boosters and keep your skin healthy and radiant.

Skip the junk food: It’s okay to cave once in a while and buy a candy bar or a bag of chips from the vending machine. But if you make it a regular habit you’ll feel sluggish, completing your tasks at a slower rate.

Hold the espresso: While you might think that coffee can give you the jolt of energy you need to beat the post-lunch slump, it can actually cause a crash later in the afternoon. If you want to stay productive until it’s time to go home, opt for a more natural energy option, like an apple. But if you really need a caffeine-fix, try to drink black or green tea instead, which generally contains less caffeine than coffee. And don’t forget to drink lots of water throughout the day to stay well-hydrated.

The right healthy eating habits will help you stay concentrated at work and give you a radiant complexion.