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How your snacking habit at work could actually be helping your health
Almond Board |

While many of us try to follow a balanced diet, a busy work schedule can leave you reaching for snacks to give you an energy boost throughout the day. Recent research from the Almond Board of California has revealed that 63 per cent of workers rely on a snack drawer to keep them going - but nearly half keep their stash a secret due to feelings of guilt. However, dietician and The Food Hospital star Lucy Jones has revealed that there's no need to be embarrassed, as healthy snacking can actually contribute positively to your overall health - and has shared her top tips with HELLO! Online for making getting the most out of your snack drawer…"As long as your snacking is balanced and portion sizes are sensible, a snack drawer can be a brilliant asset in helping you throughout the working day, especially if you're prone to hunger pangs or struggle to fit three regular meals around a busy schedule," she says. "Multi-tasking snacks such as almonds are an excellent item to keep stocked in your snack drawer as they help to boost energy between meals, provide essential nutrients and they're high in protein so are likely to keep you feeling fuller for longer."

About the Almond Board of California

Almonds from California are a healthy, natural, wholesome and quality food. The Almond Board of California promotes almonds with a research-based approach to responsible farming, production and marketing on behalf of the more than 7,600 almond growers and processors in California, many of whom have third- and fourth-generation family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.