A well-stocked desk
That dreaded mid-afternoon slump is here, bringing hunger pangs with it. You don’t want to leave your desk, but you need some fuel to keep your focus. Quit digging through your coworker’s candy bowl, and keep some healthy snacks for work on hand instead. These shelf-stable choices will satisfy your hunger without the guilt.
No time for breakfast during your rush out the door? No problem. Tuck a packet of instant oatmeal packets in your desk drawer so you can add hot water and enjoy. Oatmeal is full of soluble fiber, which boosts heart health and takes a long time to digest, so you won’t need to munch again before lunch. Stay away from flavored varieties, which are loaded with added sugar and salt, and instead flavor a packet of plain oats with just a touch of honey or maple syrup and a dash of cinnamon. If you eat at home, try these 8 healthy breakfast hacks.