•Carbohydrates do not have a beneficial effect on any aspect of mood.
•Carbohydrate consumption lowers alertness within 60 min after consumption.
•Carbohydrates increase fatigue within 30 min post-consumption.
Anyone who has had a carby lunch knows the mid-afternoon crash all too well.
Evidence here that it’s not your fault, per se, it’s an inescapable biological reaction.
Solution – change what you eat to avoid the reaction to what you’ve been eating.