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Your Secret Power Foods…

Guest Post from Women’s Health

Your Secret Power Foods…
For life’s most demanding moments, it’s important to fuel our bodies with the foods that allow us to perform at our best – Women’s Health details which foods to eat for each challenging moment.

The am Job Interview
-Pack breakfast foods that will fight fatigue and make you feel more clever than Tina Fey

Fuel: Yerba Mate (South American tea), pumpkin seeds, dried apricots, plain low-fat yogurt

Killer Combo: Before the powwow, combine 1 cup of yogurt with a ¼ cup of unsalted pumpkin seeds, and a ½ cup of chopped dried apricots

First date with Mr. Could-Be-Right or Right-for-Now
-Nibble nosh on the food that will calm those nerves and give you a fresh, beautiful glow

Fuel: Brown rice, rainbow trout, dark chocolate, Acerola juice

Killer Combo: Scour the menu for grilled or baked fish and a whole-grain side

$1000 Training Session
Get the most out of every pricey minute with foods that power and repair muscle

Fuel: Whey protein, low-fat ricotta cheese, cherries

Killer Combo: After hoisting iron, put a half cup of ricotta cheese in a blender along with a half cup of skim milk, a scoop of whey protein and a handful of pitted cherries and whirl.

The Big Presentation
Down these memory-enhancing, anxiety-busting foods

Fuel: Sage, blueberries, edamame

Killer Combo: To boost your brain power, try this snack: Toss boiled, shelled edamame with dried sage, cayenne, and sea salt.

Anniversary night
Feast on libido-boosting foods to set off sparks in the sack

Fuel: coffee, chili peppers, watermelon

Killer Combo: Kick-start your night with a martini made from a half-ounce of fresh lime juice, one ounce of citrus vodka, and one to two ounces of pure watermelon juice.  To add a little more heat, cap off dinner with a latte dusted with nutmeg and cayenne.

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