Working long. tiring hours at office sitting glued to computer screens is not an easy job, however effortless it may seem. It is even harder when you have a rumbling belly distracting you from the task at hand. Also, you can’t eat just anything because well, with a full time job and no time for gym, you certainly would not want to put on any extra pounds.
So, to blow all candles in one breath, stash your drawer at desk with easy to carry, basic and healthy snacks that you can munch on without having to leave your desk or even letting your boss notice..!
Here are five must have snacks for office that can effectively subside your snack attacks..
1. Almonds As we all know, almonds are rich in fiber and full of suppliments such as vitamins, minerals and protein. Only a handful of almonds everyday can fulfill your daily necessary protein requisite.
You can have them raw or peeled, or even slightly toasted or roasted. Almonds, according to various researchers and doctors, are proved to have amazing health benefits which include minimising the risk of cancer and heart diseases.
2. Fresh fruits There is no better snack than having fresh fruits. They contain natural sugars which can satisfy your cravings for sweeties and candies. Rich in anti-oxidants, they cleanse your body and keep you active and energetic all day long.
3. Dried fruits Easiest to pack and eat, dried fruits have an equivalent health quotient as fresh fruits. However, your choice of dried fruits must be correct in order to control the calorie count.
4. Assorted nuts A mix of nuts can prove to be a savory and gourmet selection of snack. Nuts are rich in vitamin E and protein and fiber. They also help you to feel full and avoid eating extra. A good mix may contain equal amounts of peanuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts and pistachios.
5.Dark chocolate or Energy bars Chocolate, as unhealthy and a rather bad option as it may seem, Dark chocolate might just prove to be your saviour. With great health benefits and low calorie count, dark chocolate may help you increase your efficiency at work. Quality dark chocolate, made from seeds of cocoa tree, is rich in anti-oxidants, iron and contains stimulants such as caffeine and theobromine. No matter how tempting the idea of dark chocolate may be, it should still be consumed moderately.
Energy bars are yet another delicious option. Choosing the right bar for yourself is the key, make sure it has your favorite cereal. You can also prepare an energy bar at home using easy DIY homemade energy bar recipes.
Hope this will help you get through your hunger attacks at work successfully. Happy snacking!