One of the negative effects of prolonged stress is that it can deplete your body of nutrients, gobbling up crucial vitamins and minerals to support the body’s stress response. All this can deprive your body of nutrients that you need to support your energy, mood, sleep, immune health, and more.
If you’re well acquainted with the afternoon slump, consider yourself in good company. It seems like every year, Americans are sleeping less, working more, and drinking more coffee to get through the day. The good news is that a few simple healthy habits can make a big difference in our energy.