When trying to maintain healthy eating habits, you may find that lunch is the meal that is giving you the most difficulty. While you can ensure that you eat something packed with protein in the morning and something free of saturated fat and refined grain at dinnertime, it’s harder to be on your best behavior during lunch because you’re at work. In addition to the ever tempting vending machine in the break room, there’s also the siren song of a local fast food burger joint. Given the circumstances, your best course of action is to pack a lunch, but you may find your willpower faltering after a few days of brown bagging it.
This Life Hacker article offers a number of useful suggestions about how to make your brought from home lunch a little more appetizing. You could perk up a bland tuna salad sandwich with some zesty lemon juice and you’ll be adding some much needed antioxidants to your diet at the same time. You can give your salad a nice flavorful crunch by adding some walnuts to the mix. The nuts will also help satisfy your hunger as they are filled with omega-3 fatty acids. Some sambal hot sauce will give a salmon dish a spicy kick and a healthy dose of vitamin C that will aid your digestive health.
Read the full article here: Stock Your Office Drawer with Everything You Need for Tastier Work Lunches