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5 Healthy Snacks You Should Keep At Your Desk For Busy Schedule

Healthy eating is often a challenges particularly when we’re surrounded by many task in the office. Having healthy snacks for work on-hand at the office is key for staying  focused when you need it most.

Whether you’re in the middle of a big project or you’re chained to your desk with a looming deadline, they’ll help keep your energy up and your blood sugar stable during an afternoon.
Plus, “if you’re prepared with your own healthy snacks you won’t be tempted by any unhealthy choices available at the office.

Popcorn

Low-Sodium Jerky/Popcorn
Gone are the days when jerky or popcorn was reserved for camping. popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks you can eat if made with low sodium and sugar. It can improves mood, boost energy and satisfy cravings.

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Oatmeal
Oatmeal isn’t just for breakfast—stash it in your drawer for a hearty snack, too. “Packets of instant, plain oatmeal microwaved with water in a mug and sprinkled with cinnamon is a great cold-weather snack when you want something warm and filling,”

Cashew nuts

Nuts
“I love raw nuts like almonds or cashews nuts or groundnuts. They deliver a great protein and fat combo,” say Doctors. Moreso, the benefits of all these nuts especially the fact that Cashews are cholesterol free and their high antioxidant content helps lower risk of  cardiovascular, heart diseases and helps lower blood pressure would make you always have it every day as snack.

crackers

Healthy Crackers
Although crackers may sound like a healthy snack option, you must choose the right varieties to keep your snack low in fat and calories. Storing healthy crackers in your table drawer could come in handy when the food cravings come up.

Cornflakes

Corn flakes Cereal
Today, majority of the working class prefer to consume breakfast cereal as it is easy to prepare and requires considerably lesser time to consume.
Corn flakes consumed with a bowl of milk, nuts and fruits are considered to be one of the most healthiest and nutritious breakfast cereals.

Chocolate

Chocolate
Can anything cheer you up as instantly as chocolate? Try a mouthful of Chocolate for dessert and you would love it!

Kellogg To Invest $45OMillion In Nigeria Food Firm

Kellogg company, makers of ready to eat Kellogg’s Corn Flakes has agreed to pay approximately $450 million for a 50 percent stake in Lagos, Nigeria-based Multipro, a food sales and distribution company owned by Tolaram, with an option to buy a stake in Tolaram’s African unit.

This partnership will significantly increase Kellogg’s presence in the growing African market and advancing the company’s breakfast, snacks and emerging market strategies to drive future growth.

The world’s largest cereal maker will also get access to Multipro’s distribution network in Nigeria and Ghana, and potentially in the Dominican Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ethiopia.

John Bryant CEO of Kellogg company said “Tolaram Africa has built a highly successful consumer products business and today, it is one of the largest food companies in Nigeria”.  Also, “Tolaram has a great track record of building beloved consumer brands, including the market leader Indomie noodles, and fueling their growth. This partnership is an excellent strategic fit for Kellogg”  said Bryant.

How Cereal Became America’s Favorite Breakfast Food

Has it ever struck you as particularly odd that  an entire supermarket is devoted to nothing but cereal?  For most of us, cereal is the ultimate convenient breakfast, and even the most sugary of varieties claim to offer nutritional benefits and a balanced start to your day.

In America, so many Americans start their day with a bowlful of cereal, why?

According to Serious Eats, we have one man to thank: Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. Kellogg ran the Battle Creek Sanitarium, a wellness resort in Michigan, and advocated for a vegetarian diet — heavy on nuts and grains.

Visit Serious Eats for a more in-depth look at just how breakfast cereal became such an American staple.

Corn Flakes Cereal

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 Today, majority of the working class prefer to consume breakfast cereal as it is easy to prepare and requires considerably lesser time to consume. Breakfast cereals include oats, corn flakes and other similar products. 

But most people tend to miss this important meal of the day due to lack of time. This cereal comes in different colors.

Personally my family love the Cornflakes fiber as it comes with some healthy diced dry fruits like banana,peanut and cake fruit.

Below are the health benefits of this yummy cereal. 

Health Benefits 

  • Corn flakes consumed with a bowl of milk, nuts and fruits are considered to be one of the most healthiest and nutritious breakfast cereals. Some of the most important health benefits of consuming this breakfast cereal include the following.
  • Low sugar and calorie: It is considered to be nutritionally beneficial as it includes low sugar content and less calories. As it contains fewer calories, it is also low in fat content. This breakfast cereal is considered to be the best meal compared to the other types of meals consumed for breakfast which are rich in sugar and fat content.
  • Rich in iron and vitamins: Corn flakes is known to be rich in iron and vitamin content. It is a rich source of vitamin A, B, C, D and E. Most of these products also include nuts such as almonds. There are products which include honey, raisins and so forth.
  • Flavors: In the earlier days, this unique cereal was available in one flavor. Today it is available in a huge variety of flavors including strawberry, mango, chocolate, banana, mango and so forth.
  • Milled products: Recent studies have revealed that milled corn products contain a substantial amount of antioxidants such as carotenoids. Carotenoid is a pigment that is found in vegetable such as carrots, spinach, tomatoes and sweet potatoes. The pigment helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
  • Light and digestible: This ready-to-eat breakfast cereal is easy to digest and quite light. Most of the people prefer to consume it as it is available in a range of flavors enriched with all essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Nutritional Value: Daily consumption of this breakfast cereal increases the intake of iron. It also includes only 2gms of sugar so it is considered to be a healthy breakfast cereal by most of the people as it prevents obesity and other health related issues.

So, ensure you make this delicious cereal your morning breakfast.