Need something to munch on in the office? Lay off that bag of potato chips. Here are healthier options for you to satiate your hunger without overloading on trans fats and sugar.
A handul of almonds lowers not only blood sugar, but also blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Munch on this for beautiful skin. Carrots are also known to prevent cancer and reduce signs of ageing.
This is not only for the cinemas! This antioxidant-rich snack has numerous benefits, including lowering cholesterol levels, preventing osteoporosis and cancer as well as improving digestion.
Cereals are a great source of energy, and help to regulate your blood sugar levels.
Not all delicious foods are unhealthy. Peanut butter can lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes!
From lowering blood pressure to preventing heart disease and cancer, blueberries are packed with many benefits.
Suffering from constipation or bloating? Eat a handful of edamame beans to aid digestion. The beans are also known to prevent growth of tumours.
This is rich in probiotics, good bacteria that keeps your stomach healthy.
Bananas have been found to improve memory and your mood, so if you’re feeling moody or forgetful in the office, you know what to snack on!
Yes, chocolate is healthy! Well, dark chocolate is. Chocolates are great stress busters and are said to boost your brain power!
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Text: Atika Lim / Singapore Women’s Weekly / June 2016, Additional text: Hidayah Idris
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