The new year is here, and you’ve resolved to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle. But the journey to better health is often riddled with temptations, like cookies, cake and (gasp!) pizza in the break room at work.
To avoid such pitfalls and set yourself up for success, stash the following snacks in your desk:
Each one-ounce bag of this tasty trail mix contains a blend of almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pistachios and walnuts. Packed with protein and essential nutrients, it’s the perfect pick-me-up for those early afternoon energy slumps.
This soft, chewy, all-natural, gluten-free bar contains pure egg whites, dates and nutrient-rich almonds and cashews “for added texture.” Plus, it’s bursting with blueberry flavor and 12 generous grams of satiating protein!
At just 55 calories per cup, these sweet and salty baked green pea and chickpea puffs are the snack you’ve been seeking. Each serving contains seven grams of all-natural plant-based protein, but they’re “full of so much bold flavor you'll almost forget that they're good for you!” Free of gluten and GMOs!
Made with California-grown almonds, cocoa butter and vanilla, this all-natural, gluten-free nut butter boasts a rich, bold flavor you’re sure to savor. Serve it on celery, crackers or multigrain bread—or enjoy it by the spoonful. Did we mention that it’s 100 percent vegan?
These low-fat, high-protein snack sticks are sure to enhance your diet and satisfy your hunger during the workday. Delicious, nutritious and perfectly portable (go ahead and bring one to your midday meeting!), it’s no wonder they are rated the “#1 sports nutrition meat snack!”
But your at-work wellness efforts don’t have to end there. We’ve also rounded up some personal care items to keep in your desk to aid in your quest for a healthier 2019:
According to the Mayo Clinic, women need about 11.5 cups of water and other fluids each day to stay hydrated. Men require approximately 15.5 cups. Keep this hypoallergenic, BPA-free, dishwasher-safe glass water bottle at your desk and refill often to help you achieve this goal!
Want to avoid catching that nasty bug that’s going around the office? These convenient wipes not only eliminate 99 percent of germs and help prevent the spread of bacteria, they also “remove dirt, providing a better clean than hand sanitizers.” So, stash them in your bottom drawer ASAP!
This effervescent drink mix contains “1,000 mg of vitamins C, zinc, quercetin and antioxidants to support your immune system.” It also boasts seven B vitamins for a natural (a.k.a. caffeine-free) energy boost. Plus, you won’t be able to resist the tangy tangerine flavor!
Keep your mouth healthy and your smile bright with this naturally waxed nylon dental floss that easily glides between teeth, gums and hard-to-reach spaces. Free of artificial detergents, colors and synthetic perfumes, it’s infused with pure, septic-safe Australian tea tree oil and a sweet fusion of mint to keep your breath fresh and clean.
Skin health is important, too. And this bright, tropical, ultra-moisturizing hand, face and body lotion for all skin types is “made with pure essential oils and herbal extracts to keep your skin soft and smooth,” which translates to healthy. Free of gluten, GMOs and animal testing!