I got this email from Men’s Health with “recommended foods for the office”
Personally, I wouldn’t eat any of this shite. Personally, I think that Rodale is getting kickbacks from Kraft and other processed-food manufacurers.
(Everyone loves a conspiracy-theory)
Best Work Foods
Best Breakfast to Eat over Your Keyboard
Chex Morning Mix
We like the cinnamon mix; it has almonds, cranberries, and raisins.
Per pouch: 130 calories, 2 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 3.5 g fat (0.5 g sat. fat), 1 g fiber
Best Stashable Drink
Horizon Organic Reduced Fat chocolate milk
Per 8 ounces: 180 calories, 8 g protein, 28 g carbohydrates, 4.5 g fat (3 g sat. fat), 0 g fiber
Best Instant Soup
Nile Spice Red Beans & Rice
A low-fat, high-fiber, Louisiana-style soup.
Per cup: 170 calories, 10 g protein, 35 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 10 g fiber
Best Snack Bag
Seneca Crispy Cinnamon sweet-potato chips
Seven chips has your recommended daily intake of beta-carotene.
Per ounce: 150 calories, 1 g protein, 16 g carbohydrates, 9 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 4 g fiber
Best Dried Fruit
Blackbird Food Co. Fruit Crunchies Almost all the nutrients of fresh fruit, but without the hassle.
Per cup: 100 calories, 2 g protein, 18 g carbohydrates, 1 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber
Best High-Energy Snack
PowerBar Energy Bites
The whole oats, soy protein, and glucose will carry you to quitting time.
Per bag of peanut-butter bites: 210 calories, 8 g protein, 32 g carbohydrates, 5 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 1 g fiber
Best Fruit Cup
Dole Fruit Bowls sliced peaches
More of what we want–peaches–and less of what we don’t-sugary syrup.
Per cup: 120 calories, less than 1 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, 2 g fiber
Best Hard Candy
Creme Savers Sugar Free
The same flavor as regular Creme Savers.
Per 5 candies: 45 calories, 0 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates, 1.5 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 0 g fiber
Best Chocolate Bar
Contains levels of disease-fighting flavonoids similar to those of chocolate used in studies.
Per 1.3-ounce bar: 200 calories, 2 g protein, 22 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat (7 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber
Best Microwavable Soup Cups
Not quite dinner, but enough to hold you over.
Beef: Chef Boyardee beef stew
Per container: 150 calories, 8 g protein, 19 g carbohydrates, 5 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber
Chicken: Dinty Moore chicken and dumplings
Per container: 200 calories, 12 g protein, 25 g carbohydrates, 6 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 1 g fiber
Best Meal for When You’re Working Late
Dinty Moore American Classics roast beef and gravy with mashed potatoes
Shelf-stable meat that tastes better than it sounds.
Per package: 240 calories, 24 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 5 g fat 2 g sat. fat), 2 g fiber
Best Instant Macaroni and Cheese
Kraft Easy Mac Original
The bachelor staple made nukable.
Per pouch: 250 calories, 7 g protein, 38 g carbohydrates, 8 g fat (2.5 g sat. fat), less than 1 g fiber
You can go low-cal (Dannon) or extra fruit (Stonyfield). Either way, store a few in the office fridge.
Low-Sugar: Dannon Light 'n Fit
Per 6 ounces: 90 calories, 6 g protein, 17 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, 0 g fiber
Regular: Stonyfield Farm Organic
Per 8 ounces: 150 calories, 8 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, less than 1 g fiber