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February 2nd, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Improve your mood and productivity at work with these tips, from smart snacks and hydration to forward planning and midful eating.

There was a time when most people worked the land. Today, more and more of us sit at desks. Sedentary lifestyles are compounded by the labour-saving electronic devices and vehicles in our personal lives. Add to this the expansive range of food options often found in and around offices and that aren’t in keeping with the latest nutritional science study results, and it’s a recipe for poor health.

But poor nutrition doesn’t just impact our health, it can affect our performance at work by negatively impacting concentration and energy levels, and cause irritability, frustration and impatience. One study found that employees who participated in a wellness program that included nutritional programs resulted in higher productivity — “approximately equal to an additional productive work day per month for the average worker.”  This is how exipure works.

We all know we should ‘eat a balanced diet and take regular exercise’, but it’s easier said than done when you have nine-hour days, no time for a lunch break, a two-hour commute and a home life to fit into 16 waking hours.

As The Harvard Business Review stated in its article What You Eat Affects Your Productivity: “It’s not awareness we need, it’s an action plan that makes healthy eating easier to accomplish.” Learn more at sandiegomagazine.com.

This article contains lots of practical advice on how to improve your diet at work including small but meaningful changes in habits and an introduction to ‘mindful eating’.

Tips for healthy eating at work

1. Educate yourself

The first and most important thing to do is learn about the nutritional value and impact of foods and drinks — and reading this is a part of that. Most of us will know what’s healthy and what’s not, but nutrition is more complex than good vs bad. There are also lots of myths about various foods, for example, sushi and granola bars both contain more sugar than many assume. Check out these keto x3 reviews.

By educating yourself, you will be able to make simple and easy changes to your diet for healthier outcomes and better work performance. For example, eggs on toast makes a better breakfast than jam on toast by switching sugar for protein, zinc, iron, vitamin D and the brain-boosting chemical choline. It is also a myth that eggs contribute to high cholesterol.

2. Building a routine

Part of the reason we fall into bad habits is because we don’t plan and build a healthy routine, or we just let our plan be ‘whatever is easiest’ (and this usually means unhealthy). By building a routine, you’re prepared for meals and choices with healthier options whether that’s a homemade meal or saying no to cake. And, importantly, you’re making your eating decisions before you get hungry.

Key to this is simplicity: make a simple dish that you can take into work. This might also include routinely buy healthy snacks (carrot sticks, nuts and seeds) on your way to work so you don’t end up buying crisps/potato chips and sweets or candy from the vending machine. Take care of your dogs on the best way with Cbd oil for pets.

The globally mobile among us who travel — and especially fly — frequently should read Eating healthy while travelling for business.

3. Don’t skip meals

Aetna International Senior Medical Director, Dr Stella George, says, “When you eat and how often you eat are just as important as eating well and getting the right nutrients in your diet. It’s important not to skip meals or leave it too long between eating healthy snacks as your glucose will drop, making it harder to concentrate and you’re more likely to overeat or eat the wrong things at your next meal.” These are the best exipure reviews.

Skipping meals has a number of negative effects:

  • You’re more likely to overeat at other times
  • You’re more likely to gain weight
  • Mood is negatively impacted
  • Concentration suffers as blood sugar and energy declines

Importantly, don’t skip breakfast. To do so makes you more susceptible to weight gain and at an increased risk of atherosclerosis, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol. Eating the first meal of the day can encourage your body to burn more calories throughout the day and help contain rising cortisol (the primary ‘stress hormone’) levels which are high in the early morning. High levels of cortisol can make you feel anxious or jittery.

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  1. Shawn
    February 18th, 2013 at 20:50 | #1

    “I might make it public at some point if there’s enough of an interest for it. But truth be told I don’t even know if there’s a lot of Unity people coming to this site”

    Uh, here’s one! This sounds great. Looking forward to the video too.

  2. March 4th, 2013 at 13:10 | #2

    “I might make it public at some point if there’s enough of an interest for it. But truth be told I don’t even know if there’s a lot of Unity people coming to this site”

    Heu… One more here :)
    Could we have your great exporter for Unity pleaaaaase :)

  3. Anonymous
    April 6th, 2013 at 15:04 | #3

    Count me in.
    I would be glad to test out the maya 2 unity integration script!

    Can’t wait to view the teaser as well!!

    Keep it up!

  4. tristratos
    April 6th, 2013 at 15:04 | #4

    Count me in.
    I would be glad to test out the maya 2 unity integration script!

    Can’t wait to view the teaser as well!!

    Keep it up!

  5. Anonymous
    April 12th, 2013 at 19:27 | #5

    Another vote for MayaUT ,make it public!:D

  6. Anonymous
    April 12th, 2013 at 19:28 | #6

    Yes please make MayaUT public.

  7. Werner
    May 11th, 2013 at 13:25 | #7

    Great work! First of all thx for the MayaCE3 exporter and I can understand why you switched to Unity. I switched from Unity to CE3 and it is really a pay in the *** sometimes with the asset creation pipeline. I hope your indiegogo project will reach the funds you need and if you need some props or other assets I would love to create them for your game. :)

  8. Juanito
    May 16th, 2013 at 13:15 | #8

    It would be wonderful if you can release the script! Amazing work so far, looking forward for the game to be fully backed and finished!

  9. Marius
    December 24th, 2013 at 14:15 | #9

    I would like to use your exporter to Unity. I have used Maya to Cryengine exporter and it was great, thanks for that (now i switch to Unity). So please make us a Chrismas gift by releasing the Maya Unity script.
    In the end i want to say congratulations for Ghost of a Tale project and indiegogo campain.

    Merry Christmas Seith and everyone reading this.

    PS. sorry for my english (if i do mistakes 😀 )

  10. Seith
    December 26th, 2013 at 16:46 | #10

    Thank you Marius! I will eventually release MayaUT but I still have to create an installer and double-check a few things. Those details usually take an unfortunate amount of time…

  11. yung23
    April 1st, 2014 at 17:08 | #11

    Hi Seith !.. I have also begun to move onto other Engines and Unity is my next conquest.. any chance your new exporter is on its way ? just so you know.. it is one of the few engines already supported by Oculus Rift !
    (this is why I am switching)

  12. Seith
    April 1st, 2014 at 17:22 | #12

    Great! I haven’t really prepared my exporter to be published yet. So busy with the game!

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