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Tips for Healthy Eating While At Work

For many people trying to lose weight, breakfast and dinner are the easier meals to plan for. Lunch is the real challenge. You want to be able to take something portable, fast, and easy to eat at your desk. Portable and fast often means a trip through the drive-through.  It’s difficult to eat a healthy lunch if you’re going out all the time. The better solution is to pack your lunch. Here are a few easy recipes and ideas that will satisfy all of your requirements. They’re healthy, easy, portable, and fast.

If you are a patient in our practice, be sure to log in to the EZDietPlanner & Fitness Tracker™ each day to follow the custom meal plan we created for you. Each day contains 3 meals and 2 snacks.

The Joy of Sandwiches

When most people make a sandwich it’s a piece of meat like ham, a slice of cheese, and a bit of mayo or mustard. Boring! Switch it up. Get creative. For example, try avocado, tomato, and lettuce on whole-wheat bread. Add a slice or two of turkey if you want a bit of lean protein on your sandwich. And there’s nothing wrong with a bit of light mayonnaise. It’s low in calories and fat.

Bento Box Style

A traditional bento box has rice, meat, and a vegetable. It’s a perfectly balanced meal. You can embrace this Japanese lunch box style of a meal with your own interpretation. For example, hummus, chopped carrots and celery, and a chicken breast.

Soup

Soup is one of those things you can make at home on the weekend. You can freeze some of it in small lunch-sized containers and take it to work. A quick warm-up in the microwave and your lunch is ready to go. Add a side of whole wheat crackers or bread and you have a very satisfying lunch. Try bean soups and vegetable soups for maximum nutrition.

Lunch doesn’t have to be fattening and it doesn’t have to be dull. A little creativity and you can make a healthy lunch that makes your co-workers green with envy. A little planning in your meals goes a long way to helping with your nutrition and overall health. If you’re trying to lose weight, your choice in meals will have a huge impact on your success. As part of our medical weight loss program, we’ll help you make healthy food choices. You’ll see some healthy recipes on this site that are easy to make at home. For example, if you like lasagna, try this recipe.

About Dr. Fisher’s Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetic Centers

Our medical providers are the heart of our clinic. They take the time to hear your concerns and treat you as a person — not a diagnosis. Our physicians have diverse backgrounds/specialties and are dedicated to providing the most up-to-date, high-quality medicine you’ll find anywhere. Take a moment to learn more about our medical team. To schedule a Free Consultation at one of our 4 weight loss centers, give us a call or use our online scheduler. At Dr. Fisher’s Medical Weight Loss & Aesthetic Centers, Philadelphia’s leading center for losing weight and looking great, we understand the frustrations associated with failed attempts to shed those unwanted pounds and offer a safe, medical solution that is proven to work!

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