Energy comes from kilojoules so your food plays a massive role in keeping energy levels consistent. Avoid a slump with a meal plan that doesn’t make your sugar levels peak and then dip…
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8am Complex carbs like wholewheat bread and rolled oats are essential for making the feel-good hormone serotonin, needed for keeping your mood and energy levels steady. A bowl of rolled oats is ideal for a morning lift; you can even add some berries for an extra kick.
11am Snack on a few dried apricots and (preferably raw) walnuts for slow-release energy, with a dose of antioxidants and healthy fats.
1pm Combine a protein with complex carbohydrates, so that energy is released slowly and steadily. Try wholegrain crackers, like Provita or Ryvita, with some avo and cottage cheese. You can have a side salad (hold the dressing!) to fill you up if you need.
4pm Eat an oatcake spread with almond butter and thin slices of apple to keep you going through the rest of the afternoon.
7pm For a sustaining evening meal, try oven-baked salmon or chicken breast with sweet-potato mash and steamed broccoli.