Smart snacking and careful meal planning can make a world of difference in your work performance. These foods boost blood flow to the brain and assist with proper brain chemistry, helping you stay focused and productive.
EggsThese protein bombs are great for a lot of reasons, but don't forget that the yolks contain a ton of choline, a key nutrient for memory power.
OatsYou need healthy carbs to stay energized and avoid hunger pangs. Oats are the best of the bunch, and besides the enjoying them by the bowl, you can get them through muffins, smoothies and other treats.
BeetsThis versatile food promotes circulation. Try fruit juices that include it or add slices to a salad.
LentilsHearty lentil soups or salads topped with these legumes provide brain-enhancing B vitamins and all-around satisfying nutrition.
SardinesLoaded with omega-3, these little treats are easy to serve on crackers or bread and pack protein and brain-boosting qualities.
Herbal TeaMany tea brews, like Yerba mate, offer healthy stimulants and help you focus without crashing after a caffeine buzz.
FlaxseedFull of one of the healthiest fats, flax makes nutritious snacks satisfying. Look for it in muffins and other baked goods, or top off a salad with them.
NutsWalnuts may be the best, but almonds and other nuts all help you through workday thanks to good fats, good carbs, vitamins and antioxidants. Pumpkin seeds offer similar benefits.
AvocadosThis savory fruit has healthy omega-3 fats and can turn any boring sandwich or salad into a feast that satisfies and stimulates the brain. You can even cut it up at your desk using a plastic knife!
AçaiA staple of smoothie stands these days, açai berries help lower stress levels and boost energy. They make your juice or blended treat the perfect midday pick-me-up.