You don’t know but what you eat can affect your productivity and not only your health and weight as you think. You will be sleepy and have low energy overail, if you eat high fat or high sugar meals and snacks behind your desk. Candy causes sugar to spike in your blood stream and then crash, you may have an upset stomach after that. And who can work with all of this going on?
There are so many reasons why people don’t stick their healthy eating resolutions of bringing their own homemade prepared food, rather than ordering or eating out, and one of them is because they don’t have enough time. But luckily, there are some quick, easy and expensive healthy snack options.
- Almonds: They are a great source of protein and healthy fat that is satisfying. Compared to other nuts almonds have the highest rate of proteins, fiber, they are rich in vitamin E and contain monounsaturated fats that help increase HDL levels.
- Low-fat Popcorn: This low-calorie snack will satisfy your craving for something salty and crunchy, and it’s also a good source of fiber.
- Fresh Fruit: Fruits are packed with vitamins and minerals, and also are full of great natural sweetness. They are great source of antioxidants, too.
- Protein Bar: Be careful with these! Some protein bars are packed with calories. Check the ingredients and make sure the one you pick has fruit, nuts, and fewer than 200 calories.
- Pretzels: Though they are salty, pretzels are low in fat and give you some carbs to hold you over until lunch or dinner.
- Frozen Banana: This is a great substitute to ice cream, which is rich in sugar and fat.
- Hard-boiled Egg: This is an excellent source of protein, which will satisfy hunger and stabilize blood sugars.