How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
Marissa Vicario, Founder and
Wellness Expert
Marissa’s Well-being an...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
Got a case of the “desk doldrums”? The
inevitable feeling of zapped ...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
1. Eat Whole Foods
• As tempting as the vending
machine or office ca...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
2. Choose foods that are
alive
• Raw foods have a life force
and kee...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
3. Add Superfoods
• Adding superfoods
like chlorella, maca
and cocon...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
4. Go Green
• Build meals around leafy green
vegetables.
• Aim to ea...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
5. Experiment with animal
food
• Eating too much meat, dairy,
chicke...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
6. Sweeten Gently
• Replace sugar and artificial
sweeteners with gen...
How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums
(Eating for Energy)
7. Walk it off
• Taking a short walk
outside or even to a
friend’s c...
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Got a case of the “desk doldrums”? The inevitable feeling of zapped energy that comes on strong either mid-morning or late afternoon.

Stay away from the sugar or caffeine and instead use these tips for sustained energy.

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How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy)

  1. 1. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) Marissa Vicario, Founder and Wellness Expert Marissa’s Well-being and Health www.mwahonline.com www.whereineedtobe.com © 2013 Marissa’s Well-being and Health
  2. 2. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) Got a case of the “desk doldrums”? The inevitable feeling of zapped energy that comes on strong either mid-morning or late afternoon. Stay away from the sugar or caffeine and instead use these tips for sustained energy
  3. 3. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 1. Eat Whole Foods • As tempting as the vending machine or office can be, stick with unprocessed, un- packaged foods for snacks. • Eat plenty of vegetables, beans, lean protein and whole grains for lunch to stabilize appetite and energy levels.
  4. 4. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 2. Choose foods that are alive • Raw foods have a life force and keep digestion smooth. • A fresh, organic green juice can provide the same jolt that caffeine does.
  5. 5. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 3. Add Superfoods • Adding superfoods like chlorella, maca and coconut water to smoothies provides an extra kick in the morning
  6. 6. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 4. Go Green • Build meals around leafy green vegetables. • Aim to eat greens at every meal (at the very least) or as consistently as possible. • That means greens in a morning smoothie. A big green salad for lunch and a green salad for dinner or some other kind of cooked greens.
  7. 7. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 5. Experiment with animal food • Eating too much meat, dairy, chicken and eggs may cause energy dips for some people. • Experiment with how much is right for your body. Look for cues from your body.
  8. 8. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 6. Sweeten Gently • Replace sugar and artificial sweeteners with gentle, natural sweeteners like maple syrup or coconut sugar. • Sweet vegetables like yams, carrots and beets can reduce sugar cravings associated with low energy.
  9. 9. How to Overcome the Desk Doldrums (Eating for Energy) 7. Walk it off • Taking a short walk outside or even to a friend’s cubicle can do wonders to distract you and perk you up. • You’ll come back from your short break re- charged and refreshed..
  10. 10. Connect with Me! Facebook Linkedin YouTube Pinterest Twitter: @MarissaVicario Email: marissa@mwahonline.com Read the full blog post here: http://bit.ly/L0Uzr0

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