7 Foods That Are Making You Sluggish After Lunch

Avoid these unless you want a post-lunch slump.

Ever wondered why you always feel sluggish at work no matter how much rest you’re getting? It could be due to your hormones.

But the fact is, our hormones are affected not only by how we sleep and our stress levels, but also what we eat. Food does more than just provide energy and dictate body composition – it sets off a cascade of hormonal changes that can wreak havoc on our skin, health and mood. If you suspect that you have a hormonal imbalance, here are some foods to avoid.

Text: Atika Lim and Natalya Molok / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / July 2017
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