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You are feeling awfully sluggish at work, waiting for your lunch break. However, instead of getting a second wind after eating, you are even more tired. Why is that? Some foods actually leave you feeling more fatigued and less energized whether they are healthy not. In the case of work, you might want to avoid these food items.

 

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1. Pasta

Do you ever notice after eating a big bowl of pasta you are craving a nap? Although carbohydrates initially give you a burst of energy, it is immediately followed by a plunge in levels of essential hormones. The spike in blood sugar paired with the almost instant drop leads to fatigue according to Dr. Pamela Peeke, M.D. Muffins, pastries, and white bread are also culprits as they have a high amount of flour and sugar.

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