Top 10 Foods to Eat at Work


Top 10 Foods to Eat at Work
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

10/30/2012

Entrepreneur Perfect Diet

Smart snacking and careful meal planning can make a world of difference in your work performance. These foods boost blood flow to the brain and assist with proper brain chemistry, helping you stay focused and productive.

Eggs

These protein bombs are great for a lot of reasons, but don't forget that the yolks contain a ton of choline, a key nutrient for memory power.

Oats

You need healthy carbs to stay energized and avoid hunger pangs. Oats are the best of the bunch, and besides the enjoying them by the bowl, you can get them through muffins, smoothies and other treats.

Beets

This versatile food promotes circulation. Try fruit juices that include it or add slices to a salad.

Lentils

Hearty lentil soups or salads topped with these legumes provide brain-enhancing B vitamins and all-around satisfying nutrition.

Sardines

Loaded with omega-3, these little treats are easy to serve on crackers or bread and pack protein and brain-boosting qualities.

Herbal Tea

Many tea brews, like Yerba mate, offer healthy stimulants and help you focus without crashing after a caffeine buzz.

Flaxseed

Full of one of the healthiest fats, flax makes nutritious snacks satisfying. Look for it in muffins and other baked goods, or top off a salad with them.

Nuts

Walnuts may be the best, but almonds and other nuts all help you through workday thanks to good fats, good carbs, vitamins and antioxidants. Pumpkin seeds offer similar benefits.

Avocados

This savory fruit has healthy omega-3 fats and can turn any boring sandwich or salad into a feast that satisfies and stimulates the brain. You can even cut it up at your desk using a plastic knife!

Açai

A staple of smoothie stands these days, açai berries help lower stress levels and boost energy. They make your juice or blended treat the perfect midday pick-me-up.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc an Orange County, California based company that has been providing accurate and affordable transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed success at GMR for almost ten years now and has helped the company grow. Within two years of Beth managing GMR Transcription, it had doubled in sales and was named one of the OC Business Journal’s fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her husband and two kids.