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10 Work Snacks That Are Making You Sleepy

10 Work Snacks That Are Making You Sleepy

Don’t let the midday munchies get you down


If you’re in a daze by 3 p.m., you may have your work snack to blame.

During a long grueling day on the job, particularly if you sit behind a desk, snacks become an integral part of how you eat and how you make it through the day. If you choose the right snacks, they can be energy-boosting and stave off hunger until it’s time for the next meal.

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However, many people are unwittingly snacking on things that do the exact opposite. Instead of a boost of energy, snacks can trigger overall sleepiness.

Dr. Sue Decotiis, based in New York City, warns against any kinds of snacks that are overloaded with sugar and artificial sweeteners. “You want to avoid anything that will spike your insulin,” she noted. “If you’re drinking a Diet Coke that could spike your insulin, and when that spikes, you get hypoglycemia, making you tired which might affect your attention span.”

The problem with having certain snacks during work is that some, such as oatmeal, can trigger insulin production. Other snacks like almonds contain tryptophan and magnesium that will allow your muscles to relax and naturally make you feel ready for bed — the exact opposite of what you’re going for in the middle of the day. Tryptophan is also released when you eat turkey or hummus, if lunchmeat roll-ups or crackers with dip are on your snacking docket.

Power Bars

Not all power bars are created equal. Many are full of sugar and artificial sweeteners, explained Decotiis. While many advertise that they keep you energized for a long period of time, they actually do the exact opposite. The abundance of sugar will eventually spike your insulin. Unless you’re planning to run 10 miles after work, avoid the power bars during the day.

Bread/Toast (Whole Grain)

Bread lovers beware. If you’re popping a piece of whole wheat toast into the toaster for an afternoon work snack to pep you up, think again. It has the same affects as a bowl of oatmeal, ultimately triggering insulin production.

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5 Sneaky Snacks That Are Making You Fat

Snacking is an important part of a diet and can help prevent overeating at the next meal. But some snacks that you think might be healthy could be hiding excessive calories, fat and sugar.

Snacking is an important part of a diet and can help prevent overeating at the next meal. But some snacks that you think might be healthy could be hiding excessive calories, fat and sugar. Below are five snacks that might be sneaking on extra pounds:

Dried fruit. Although dried fruit has numerous health benefits, it is also extremely high in sugar and calories. In addition, the drying process can cause a significant loss of nutrients, specifically fiber, so this snack might not leave you satisfied in the same way a piece of fresh fruit will. If eating dried fruit, watch portion size, but when possible, replace dried fruit with a more satisfying piece of fresh fruit.

Frozen yogurt. Depending on the brand and the ingredients, there can be some health benefits to frozen yogurt, and it is a good substitute for ice cream once in a while. However, like most other foods, portion size matters. One serving is four ounces or a half-cup (which is rarely what they give you at the store) and can have upwards of 20 grams of sugar. Even if it&aposs fat-free, the calories add up quickly. And despite its name, frozen yogurt is closer in nutritional makeup to ice cream than regular yogurt.

Coffee house drinks. Be careful when choosing your mid-afternoon pick-me-up. Some of the drinks sold in popular coffee houses can be extremely high in empty calories. For instance, a Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Frappucino made with nonfat milk contains 270 calories and 61 grams of sugar. That’s almost 15 teaspoons of sugar in one drink! If you need a caffeinated beverage, try green tea with a little skim milk and pair it with a piece of fresh fruit to satisfy your sweet tooth and curb your hunger.

Nuts. Nuts are an extremely healthy snack, but because they are high in calories, it is important to watch portion sizes. (Too much of a good thing can end up adding to your waistline.) Familiarize yourself with the serving size of your favorite nuts (the recommended size is usually one ounce) and pack individualized bags ahead of time for portion control. Some good nuts to keep on hand are walnuts (14 shelled walnuts per serving) or almonds (24 shelled almonds per serving).

Organic snack foods. Many people see the word "organic" on snack packages and assume this means the food is healthy. However, just like any other type of snack food, it is important to read the labels and assess the snack’s nutritional value. Many organic foods, such as organic cereal or organic snack bars, can be high in salt and sugar, even sometimes higher than their non-organic counterparts. If buying organic, look for snack foods made with whole grains that are low in sodium (less than 140 mg per serving) and low in sugar (less than 30 grams of carbohydrates per serving). These foods should be low in saturated fat and trans fat as well.

Samantha Linden is a registered dietitian and mother of two. Like many parents, she understands the positive impact a nutritious diet can have on a family’s overall wellness. Linden believes good eating habits begin with educating parents. She also realizes that life is very busy and sometimes the ideal isn’t always possible.

We've come up with a superb list of 11 easy snack recipes that you can whip up in minutes to beat those 4 P.M. hunger pangs. They're delicious and much more satisfying than the store-bought stuff.

1. Basil Butter Bread

Smear a slice of bread with butter and a freshly made basil-garlic paste and simply toast it till the edges turn crisp. This one is a delicious and easy snack recipe.

2. Croque Monsieur

A quick snack recipe ready in just 10 minutes.

3. Bread Upma

Another stunner, this easy snack recipes need no fancy ingredients. Grab some bread and whatever you like is lying in your refrigerator and turn it into bowl of wholesome bread upma.

An easy version of the South Indian upma made with bread

4. Corn Flakes Crumbed Paneer

When a hunger attack strikes, fried foods are the best remedies. Coat some slices of paneer with crunchy corn flakes and fry them golden.

These fried paneer strips are perfect with a cup of tea.

5. Namkeen Seviyan

Make a plateful of namkeen seviyan with peanuts, chunks of potatoes, mustard seeds, ginger and curry leaves.

A simple and old school snack.

6. Mixed Sprouts Corn Chaat

Make a healthy sprout and corn chaat.

7. Batata Vada

A sinful street snack from Maharashtra.

8. Mixed Millet Bhelpuri

A low fat version of your favourite bhel puri

9. Poha

Poha is the best comfort food you can make to beat those hunger pangs.

10. Sweet Potato Fries

Ditch the good old potato fried and try this easy snack recipe of sweet potatoes fries. Pair them with a spicy and tangy dip made with jalapenos, basil and amla.

A bowl of potato fries is simply irresistible.

11. Healthy Club Sandwich

A quick and easy sandwich recipe that is healthy as well as delicious. You can make this for your breakfast or as a light evening snack. Made with whole wheat bread, lettuce leaves and oodles of cheese, you can prepare this as both vegetarian or non vegetarian.

12. Fried Onion Rings

Perfect crispy snack to munch on a movie night with friends. Rings of onions coated in an egg and milk based batter, fried till crisp. This tea-time snack recipe will make you fall in love.

Keep these easy snack recipes handy for the next time you're struck with sudden hunger.

5 Costco Healthy Snacks That Are Making My Life Just a Bit Easier

Let’s face it – the pandemic has been exhausting. To combat the fatigue, i’m always looking for healthy snacks that are satisfying and easy to fuel my family. Self-care is critical these days. One of the ways I make my life easier is to stock up my pantry. Yesterday I had a load of groceries delivered from Costco. It felt like Christmas day as I unpacked all the goodies and stocked up my shelves. Note: You can also find many of these items on Amazon if you don’t have a Costco membership. Here’s my top 5 list of products that make great snacks when energy is running low:

1. Organic Dried Mango: My entire family loves this product. Most dried mango is soaked in sugar. This brand has no added sugar. Just small handful is chewy and satisfying. It’s an easy snack to grab on the way out the door. NOTE: A half cup has 19g of natural sugars. That’s about the same as a cup of blueberries or an apple or an orange. You don’t need to limit natural sugars is you are eating them in reasonable portions. They are absorbed slower than refined sugar. Added sugars (refined sugar) should be limited to 8-10g per snack size serving)

2. RX Bars: These bars are a nice gluten free alternative to granola bars. They aren’t fully plant based but the ingredient list is simple. Dates, egg whites, nuts, unsweetened chocolate. Each bar has 12g of protein which balances out the 17g of natural sugar from the dates. They are chewy and satisfying. A perfect snack to grab on the way out the door. (Note: They aren’t cheap! They run about $2 each. However, if they fuel your afternoon and prevent you getting ‘hangry’ before dinner… that’s worth it’s weight in gold).

3. Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups: This tasty treat seems to hit the spot when searching for something sweet to have in the evening. They are individually wrapped which is not good for the environment but it’s very helpful for portion control. One of these little chocolate cups has only 80 calories and 5 grams of added sugar. The ingredients are simple – no artificial sweeteners. I also find them very satisfying when savoured mindfully alongside a cup of herbal tea.

4. Orville Redenbacher Butter Flavour Reduced Fat Popcorn: My family loves popcorn in the evening. The Costco pack has 24 bags which ensures we won’t run out anytime soon! I wrestle with the fact that each bag is wrapped in plastic, however I try to reduce my plastic in many other ways. Each bag is 80grams. That’s about 11 cups popped. A whole bag is 300 calories, 10 grams of fibre and 6 grams of protein. A half bag makes a pretty ideal snack.

NOTE: If you want to ramp up the nutrition – try adding 1 Tbs of nutritional yeast flakes (or as my husband calls them: fish food!). The yeast flakes give a subtle cheesy flavour and boosts the protein and B vitamins.

5. Ancient Grains Granola: It’s tough to find a granola that still tastes good and is not loaded with added sugar. This brand has it all. In a satisfying ¾ cup you get: 5g of protein, 6g of filling fibre and only 9 grams of added sugar. NOTE: The guideline I always recommend for added sugar on a label is “8 is great or 8 is enough”. Most granola has 12-16g of added sugar for a ½ cup.

Mason Jar Berry Parfait

Fill mason jars by alternating plain or vanilla yogourt, sliced berries, low sugar granola and nuts. Add a lid and keep for up to 3 days as quick snacks!

For added flavour and fullness add chia seeds, hemp seeds and flax seeds.

Once you’ve fueled your body make sure you remember to feed your soul. Check out my upcoming programs: SoulCollage®, Mindfulness and Retreats.

10 Easy Snacks for When You’re Short on Time

There’s nothing worse than being hungry with no healthy snack options available. It’s in these moments you’re more likely to head to the local drive-through and over-indulge on junk food. Instead, turn to some quick and easy options that will get you much-needed energy without all the extra calories and sugar.

How to Make Healthy and Easy Snacks

Making healthy snacks doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. Instead, turn to options with a few simple, healthy ingredients and make them ahead of time so you’re not scrambling at the last minute. Devote some time on the weekend to pre-make a few healthy options so you always have them on hand when hunger strikes.

Instead of spending the whole day making snacks, choose a few options that can be made in five minutes or less. Try making energy bars with dates and nuts in the food processor. Or, pre-mix plain Greek yogurt with a few add-ins for a tasty treat. For other options that can’t be made ahead, at least prep all the ingredients so you can quickly throw them together when needed.

Top 10 Easy Snacks

If you’re in need of some quick and easy snack options, look no further. Here are ten easy snacks you can whip up in five minutes or less.

This smoothie is such a quick option, you don’t even need to have the ingredients on hand or the time to chop them up. Just head to your local Edible Arrangements® store and pick it up. It’s packed with fresh, never frozen fruit that’s all-natural and tastes amazing. Plus, with a winning combination of pineapple, strawberry, and pineapple, you can’t go wrong.

If you’re craving a sweet treat, but don’t want to go overboard with calories and sugar, turn to these apple bites made of Granny Smith apples dipped in semisweet chocolate. They’re available at your local Edible Arrangements® store individually and as a bundle for a quick and easy pick-me-up.

These mozzarella sticks are a whole lot easier to make than your run-of-the-mill appetizer. Plus, they’re more delicious. Just roll a mozzarella stick in an egg roll wrapper and fry. Serve with marinara sauce for delectable dipping.

Cookie dough that you can eat without guilt? Sign us up! This tasty yogurt is made with a few simple ingredients: low-fat Greek yogurt, peanut butter, almond extract, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips. It comes together quickly and is only 155 calories per serving.

These energy bars only require three ingredients: dried dates, dried fruit, and unsalted nuts. Your food processor does most of the work for you in turning these ingredients into a big ball of goodness. Then, all you need to do is press it onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and chop.

Avocado toast is so easy to make, yet so satisfying. Plus, you can mix it up with tons of different variations and toppings. This recipe gives four different variations, each one more delicious than the last.

Did you know you can make brownies that taste like a little slice of Nutella heaven with just three ingredients? This recipe calls for just eggs, flour, and Nutella. They whip up in no time, but take a little bit longer to bake — if you can wait that long.

These banana bites elevate the simple banana to create a tasty snack that’s fun to eat and delicious. Just line a tortilla with peanut butter, place a banana on top, and roll it up. Slice it into bite-size pieces for a snack both adults and kids go crazy over.

If you’re a fan of Sriracha, you’ll love this popcorn. Just pop your popcorn your preferred way, then mix Sriracha with some butter, and drizzle on top. You’ll end up with a slightly spicy popcorn that’s too delicious to resist.

These three-ingredient apple sandwiches, made with almond butter and granola, are just what you need for an afternoon pick-me-up. They’re packed with protein and healthy carbs to get your energy soaring. Plus, they’re easy to take on the go.

When you’re in need of a snack but have no time on your hands, turn to one of these goodies. You’ll be surprised with how easy they are and how satisfying they can be compared to an impulse drive-through purchase or candy bar.

I&rsquove found that healthy snacks have been especially important with the increase in at home time that we all had in 2020. With so many limits on activities, social lives, and school it has been so much easier than ever before to eat because we&rsquore bored.

Not only am I looking for ways to satisfy my own midday hunger pangs, I also want to make our kids are learning healthy snacking habits while they are still living at home.

It is so crazy to think about how soon they are going to start moving away! At ages 17, almost 16, almost 14, and 13 it isn&rsquot going to be too far away. I&rsquom starting to have those feelings of dread that these next few years are going to pass my by way too fast.

34. Amaranth Popcorn

Amaranth is a naturally gluten-free snack that is especially high in protein and calcium.

While amaranth is technically a seed, it tastes and acts like a grain (11).

When gently heated, this ancient grain puffs up like popcorn. Use it as a snack on its own, or as a crunchy, nutty, topping for a parfait, granola, or cereal.

35. Chickpea Cookie Dough

This version of cookie dough is lower in both calories and saturated fat than regular cookie dough while providing you with satiating protein.

Eat it with a spoon or use it as a dip to satisfy your sweet tooth.

As mentioned above, chickpeas are a good source of fiber to aid in digestion and promote healthy weight loss (6).

  • 1 can chickpeas (15 oz.), rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbs maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients except for chocolate chips in a food processor blend until smooth. Add low sugar chocolate chips before serving chilled.

36. Granola

There are tons of different options for granola out there.

To find one that offers the most bang for your buck, check out the ingredient list and nutrition facts. Steer clear of excess sugars and ingredients you can’t pronounce (12).

  • Oats, which are high in fiber to aid in lowering cholesterol and to promote digestive health
  • Nuts provide potassium, protein, fiber, and magnesium and are low in saturated fat
  • Seeds, which are a good source of good fats and antioxidants

Stick to one serving size after checking the label. Granola can be high in calories, sugar, and fat (12).

37. Seasoned Avocado

A simple way to include healthy fats from avocado is to use spices.

A sprinkle of salt and pepper tastes great. To mix it up try paprika, cayenne pepper, or lemon juice.

38. Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are often referred to as a “superfood”. They contain several components that may prevent the development of a wider range of chronic diseases.

Of note, they are also high in omega 3 fatty acids, making them a heart-healthy, satiety-promoting snack (13).

This nutrient-dense snack is high in fiber, protein, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids. Two tablespoons are just under 150 calories and low in saturated fat.

Mix 2 tablespoons of chia seeds with 1/2 cup of almond, oat, or cow’s milk.

Experiment with different toppings such as coconut flakes, fresh fruit, or a touch of maple syrup.

39. Beet Chips

Antioxidant-rich beets are a great alternative to chips when you’re craving a salty, crunchy snack.

Thinly slice beets and toss with a thin layer of olive oil.

Bake in 350F oven for 20 minutes until crispy. Top with sea salt and enjoy this option that is naturally low in calories.

40. Pineapple Salsa

Get in a serving of fruits and veggies by combining fresh pineapple, jalapeno, chopped red onion, bell pepper, and cilantro.

Dip in whole-grain pita chips or choose sliced avocado for healthy fat and added fiber.

41. Simple Peanut Butter Balls

Whip up this simple recipe and you’ll have healthy snacks for the week.

These healthy alternatives to chocolate chip cookies are low in sugar and saturated fat.

You may already have all ingredients you need on hand:

  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

These couldn’t be easier to make. Just stir all the ingredients together, chill for about 30 minutes, then pat into balls. These sweet treats are high in protein and good-for-you fat.

42. Mini Mexican Roll-ups

Use whole-grain tortillas and black beans for a high fiber pick-me-up.

Prepare roll-ups with shredded chicken to have snacks on hand that keep you feeling full.

For added protein and to minimize saturated fat, use Greek yogurt in place of sour cream.

43. Carrot and Coconut Popsicles

These super-simple cold treats are perfect healthy snacks during the summer.

Carrots are loaded with vitamin A and antioxidants while coconut yogurt offers good for you fats (2).

In a blender, combine all the ingredients and a touch of honey. Use 1/2 cup of pineapple for added sweetness.

Place mixture into Popsicle molds and freeze until firm. Enjoy these tasty snacks with a light dusting of cayenne pepper to kick up the heat.

44. Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs

Mix in avocado and red pepper to jazz up boiled eggs.

The creaminess and healthy fat from avocado add extra richness and flavor to deviled eggs that make these snacks extra satisfying.

Eggs are a rich source of iron, omega-3 fat, and protein.

45. Mango Fruit Roll-ups

Making your own fruit roll-up means you satisfy your sweet tooth without extra added sugar. These tropical, make-ahead treats are super easy for an on the go snack.

Pulse mango in a food processor until it becomes a pulp-like consistency.

Spread mango in a thin layer on a baking sheet bake in a 160F oven for 2-4 hours until set.

46. Mini Caprese Salad

Top 1 whole sliced tomato with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of sea salt.

A few sprigs of basil and 1 ounce of feta cheese on top adds a little tang to this low fat, protein-rich snack.

47. Super Food Bars

Simple superfood bars can be made with oats, nuts, seeds, and dried fruits to give you sustaining energy and fiber while keeping these snacks under 150 calories.

There are countless combinations to try out, but some of my favorite include steel-cut oats, pumpkin seeds, flax, dried cranberries, and honey.

Want to up the nutrient density?

Try these superfoods, which are known to pack a punch with their high concentration of antioxidants (14):

  • Acai berries
  • Dried blueberries
  • Brazil nuts
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Ginger

48. Shrimp and Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp has a variety of health benefits.

This shellfish is high in a variety of vitamins and minerals, and is an excellent source of protein just 3 ounces of shrimp provide almost 20 grams of protein and less than 150 calories.

Including shrimp in your diet may also promote heart and brain health due to the omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and low saturated fat content, (15).

Pack thawed shrimp and a small container of cocktail sauce for a quick snack that is doesn’t require heating.

49. Chocolate Milk

Chocolate milk is an excellent snack choice for a variety of reasons.

Not only does the protein and fat in milk tide you over between meals, but the carbs provide an energy source.

A single 8 oz. serving provides 8 grams of protein and just 160 calories.

Even better, the fluid and electrolytes in chocolate milk make it one of the best snacks to boost hydration.

It’s also one of the best choices for snacking because chocolate milk is highly portable, cheap to buy, and easy to find.

50. Dark Chocolate Banana Pops

Easy to customize and portable, chocolate-dipped bananas with crushed peanuts are a sweet and salty snack.

Dark or semi-sweet chocolate is full of antioxidants and minerals and provides a quick source of energy for an afternoon slump (4).

Nuts add protein, fat, and fiber for a filling snack (2).

Simply cut bananas in half, stick on a popsicle stick, and dip in melted chocolate. Freeze for later and you have a cool bite to eat for a snack.

Nuts and Dried Fruit

Although consumed fat makes you sleepy, nuts are a great source of protein and healthy fats. Roasted almonds are preferred when talking about study snacks, preferred without any seasoning. Just a handful of almonds will be a filling snack that you can enjoy during a long study session. Other nuts of your choice, such as cashews or pistachios, are also a great and healthy way to satisfy your hunger.

Dried fruits are another fast and healthy snack that you can buy at your local supermarket and enjoy at any time of the day without worrying about gaining excess weight. This is a healthy and natural source of sugar that is great for your brain activity. However, if you like, you can also find some salty options too. Mixing your favorite dried fruits and nuts is what many people like to do to create a perfect mix of various tastes.

Matcha green tea is a trend lately, and for a good reason! This gorgeous matcha latte provides so many health benefits and tastes great.

This hibiscus green iced tea is a crisp, refreshing drink that does wonders for your body. It’s great to serve on a hot day!

Consider The Reasons If You Feel Office Snacks Are Making You Fat

Office snacks that are usually offered to the employees for free are meant to promote work, culture, employee bonding and other several aspects. Whatever it is office snacks are certainly not meant to promote your waistline. In fact, it is the sole intention of the company to keep the employees healthy, free from illness and reduce absenteeism and lost work hours. Therefore, if you find that the office snacks are making you fat, know the reasons to it and act accordingly. You may be eating healthy diet at home but when you mindlessly drift from it during the time when you are in office then consider it to be a confession time.

Snacks provided at offices have now become a common perk to the employees and this is even more compulsory than providing health care and retirement plans. Therefore, you may find offices that do not have any specific retirement plans in place but will surely have doughnut Mondays, bagel Wednesdays, or guacamole Thursdays with occasional pizza Fridays. On top of all these special days there will be day-to-day snacks to fill up the multiple snack drawers.

All these may not be suitable or healthy for you and simply making these available and visible so easily to you could be the problem. When these unhealthy foods and snacks are added to the stress, sitting in one position for a long time, multitasking, procrastination, and boredom, it makes a perfect stage for excessive office snacking and an increased waistline.

The problems of snacking

Experts say that more often than not, office hunger is much different from usual hunger. It is usually not a legitimate hunger as decision to take office snacks is based mostly on different contributing factors and parameters along with several other psychological influences such as stress, boredom, fatigue, impulse, and happiness.

  • Location: When food is easily accessible you are more likely to reach for it and when it is for free you will be eating it as well to an extent of overeating. In a frequently cited study the researchers found that when snacks are made available to the employees at their desk they are likely to eat it 48% more than if these were placed at a rack 2 meters away. Moreover, when the containers are opaque, employers tend to eat less than if the food is stored in a see-through container. Therefore, if you want to reduce eating office snacks you must change the location of the snacks and the way it is displayed.
  • Free: Since office snacks are available for free there is a special frenzy to eat these and this is hard to avoid. This phenomenon makes even workers find ungodly shifts the most rewarding with the late night pizzas offered for free. But why is free food so alluring to the workers even though it is a simple $1 snack pack and not champagne or truffles? This is because the free factor has removed the barrier of paying to eat something though you are not saving anything in the process. It is human behavior that makes you think that if you do not eat a food offered to you for free, you will lose that money for no particular reason. Another factor that plays in your mind while nabbing those extra snacks is it will make you feel better if you do not get paid well enough in the end. If you want to reduce your waistline ask yourself why you want to eat it before you reach for the free snacks.
  • Be in a mess: If you sit at your desk for long stretches, it is highly likely that you will encounter a series of emotions such as stress and boredom that will trigger snacking. You feel that eating is the best way out of this mess according to a study published in Health Psychology. Therefore, work burnout is another significant reason that triggers emotional eating making you feel that it is purposeful.
  • Socializing: If you are looking for a way to socialize in your workplace then grabbing a snack seems to be the most effective and useful way. If you are feeling lonely and isolated snacking seems to be the sneakiest way. While you take a candy from the office candy jar, you will feel compelled to comment even if you have to say that you should not be eating it. Accordant to Washington Post study revealed that you will take a candy fewer times if the jar was kept on the desk of your boss.
  • Multitasking: You will eat more office snacks if you are multitasking though it may seem sometimes shameful to spread the snack dust across your keyboard while you stare at the computer screen. When you eat at your desk while multitasking, it is perhaps one of the worst things that you can do to your diet. This is on contrary to mindful eating. Moreover, you tend to eat more when you work on a digital device while eating. Have you ever realized how you can eat a bagful of chips or popcorn while watching a movie than simply eating it when you are hungry?

If you want to reduce eating you must move to a different location altogether. You may even swivel your chair away from your desk when you eat so that you do not mindlessly munch on your chips when you stare at the screen.

The solution

There are few simple solutions to overeating in your workplace that may be very effective to reduce your binge and waistline. Remember, office snacking problem is not a problem of your willpower, well at least not entirely.

Place a reminder on your desk such as the empty wrappers so that you know you have eaten already and also the amount that you have eaten. Such obstacles between your cravings and the few will certainly help you to slow down. The bottom line is to nix that candy jar and keep healthier food and water on or near your office desk.

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