Office goers often compromise on their diet owing to lack of time. They tend to eat a lot of junk and unhealthy food when hungry. Also staying in the office for long hours makes it difficult to get the right amount of nutrients.
Here are a few healthy snack options that every office goers will love to munch on:
Granola Bars -
These bars are great for munching when hunger strikes you and are becoming increasingly popular as a snack option for office-goers. They are usually made of rolled oats, honey and a mix of dry fruits and nuts. The soluble fibers in these bars reduce harmful cholesterol and boost a lot of energy to keep you going through the day. They are also high on protein.
Dried Fruits -
Most of us prefer sweets after their meals. Dried fruits act as a great and healthy option to satisfy your sweet tooth without piling on the extra calories. A mix of dried apricots, raisins, dates, prunes or dried berries is the ultimate choice.
Raw nuts -
Love snacks that are crunchy? Ditch the packet of chips and keep a jar of mixed nuts like almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and cashews. These are rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are heart-healthy fats. Nuts also offer you an abundance of Vitamin E, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium along with fibers.
Chia seeds or Flaxseeds -
These are edible seeds that yield a number of health benefits. They are packed with nutrients are make for a great snack option. Rich in amino acids, proteins, omega-3s, minerals and anti-oxidants, edible seeds being low on calories benefit your body in more ways than you can think of. They keep you full for hours and help you lose weight.
Flax seeds, Chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seed are healthy snack options.
Trail Mix -
If you cannot think which one to choose, why not buy a trail mix? It has the goodness of granola, dried fruits, nuts, seeds, and sometimes even dark chocolate chips. Trail mixes are yummy and nutritious snacks that can be munched on when hungry post-lunch hours.
Keep them handy on your office desk and keep munching on when hungry!