About one in five step away at the midday point to break up their work day. While you may think that impresses the boss (it doesn’t), staring at your computer screen or trapped beneath fluorescent lights all day also saps creativity and derails productivity. On the other hand, for the first time last year Americans spent more on dining out than on groceries. The average: $1,000 for the year. So, if you’re not looking to go out to lunch but still want to make a snack and give yourself a break (hopefully you take your snack outside to get some vitamin D and a change of scenery), look to one of these healthy office snacks to fuel up without feasting on fatty, sugary junk from the vending machines in the break room.
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts Raw Shelled Hemp Seeds ($52 @ Amazon.com)
You’ll get a dose of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, protein, and a delicious taste. Make smoothies, add it to granola or oatmeal, or even toss some on top of a salad.