You’ve probably heard breakfast is the most essential meal of the day. And while eating after you wake up is important, lunch, dinner, and snacks are, too. In fact, employees who consistently fuel their minds and bodies throughout the day are 25% more likely to have higher job performance than those who don’t.
Not all foods are created equally, though. Certain types contain nutrients that are well-equipped to provide a steady source of energy to your brain, while others cause dramatic blood sugar spikes that leave you relying on your best friend—caffeine—in the middle of the day.
The infographic below provides smart food choices for all the day’s meals and snacks, as well as those you should limit. So if you want to make smarter decisions and be more productive at your 9-to-5, read on. Your brain will thank you, and your boss might, too.
Infographic courtesy of Hubspot. Photo of happy eater courtesy of Shutterstock.
TopicsTools & Skills , Lifestyle , Health , Food , Break Room , Infographics , Cooking & Food , Productivity
Abby works in health education and prevention at a university in Washington, DC. When she’s not trying to make the world a healthier place, you can find her taking selfies with her cat (Mildred Meow Meow), hunting down the city's best grilled cheese, or zipping through the city on her bike, named Libby. Say hi on Twitter.More from this Author