Remembering to eat during a busy workday can be hard, whether you’re at home or in the office – unless you stash some snacks away in your desk.
It’s more important than you think. Dietitians say snacks shouldn’t ever replace meals, but they’re often necessary to hold you over until you can step away from the computer: Eating every three to four hours can keep your blood sugar stable, which can prevent severe health problems like heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can also help you effectively control your hunger over the course of a full day.
“What I see very often are people [who] come home and they haven’t eaten for the day, because they’ve been too busy or haven’t had a chance,” Erica Leon, a registered dietitian and nutrition therapist based in New York, tells CNBC Make It. become ‘over-hungry’ without