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IMG_20160205_082911_resized_1Avoid the Afternoon Slump 

Oh, here it comes again…that afternoon drowsiness – quick, give me a pick me up, aka- sugar, caffeine – to artificially keep me going…STOP, there is a better way.

For most of us, the cause of mid-day sleepiness (its more sleepiness than actual tiredness/fatigue) is eating too much sugar or carbohydrates around breakfast and not eating enough healthy fats. A sugary morning leads to a quick burst of energy for a few hours followed by a crash in energy levels. During the Gain Energy Lose Fat sessions, everyone tasted a sample of a blended drink and loved it. We talked about why we need fat, and also what is at the root of your fat storage. Starting your day off one way or the other can put you in fat burning mode or fat storage mode…what’s your choice?

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