The 4 Things We Never Knew About Lunch
Research-backed reasons to rethink your midday meal (and don't worry, dessert is definitely on the menu).
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The Term "Working Lunch" Is Kind of an Oxymoron
One of the most counterintuitive ways to undo a productive morning is to try to power through to the afternoon without a break. Research from the University of California-Davis found that
when we skip lunch and try to push on with thought-intensive tasks, we actually hinder our performance, since not having lunch can exhaust our cognitive capacity
. Think of your growling stomach as a spokesperson for your brain, which badly needs a rest. You won't lose momentum, we promise.