8 Surprise Reasons You're Still Tired
Are you dragging through your days even though you get eight hours at night? Here's what could be affecting you.
You Had Pancakes for Breakfast (or Dinner)
This meal is full of traps: The refined carbohydrates in the pancakes, the syrup (or powdered sugar, if you eat them like the Germans do) and the glass of OJ can create steep spikes in blood sugar that leave you feeling sluggish and slow when they plunge a few hours later. This doesn't mean you need to skip the flapjacks forever—just make them with whole wheat or buckwheat flour instead.
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.