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Welcome to the Health Defence Blog - a blog about health, wellness and a healthier you. Brought to you by the Health Defence team at Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, you'll find up-to-date information on a range of topics from what's in your food to the latest advice on e-cigarettes!
Megan - Health Promotion Specialist
June 26, 2017
3pm in the office after a long day and the vending machine is looking more and more appealing…Snacking can be part of a healthy eating plan, but being mindful of the portion size and calories will help you to maintain a healthy weight, be more productive in the afternoon and avoid the high fat, high sugar snacks from the vending machine!
These are 10 healthy snacks (under 150 calories each) that you should have in your desk drawer:
Tip: everyone is different and not everyone needs to snack. Let your hunger and energy levels guide you between meals and avoid mindless snacking if you’re not hungry 🙂
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***Disclaimer: always seek medical advice before starting a new diet, exercise regime or medication. The information in these articles is not a substitute for professional advice from a GP, registered dietitian or other health practitioner.