7 Ways to Eat Well at Work

Healthy choices can mean steadier blood sugar throughout the day. Here are tips for making lunch work for you!

from 759 Secrets for Beating Diabetes

1. Carry a lunch sack. If you don't have a refrigerator at your worksite, that doesn't mean you can't bring a perishable lunch to work. With an insulated lunch bag, you can bring chilled meals and snacks to work that will keep until you eat them. Check out a well-stocked kitchen or gift store; men can find sacks that are just as masculine as the old-fashioned metal ­lunchboxes, and women can buy insulated sacks that look just like cute handbags or tote bags.

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2. While you're in the kitchen, pack a few snacks.

3. Make your lunch while you make dinner.

4. Grill a dietitian for gourmet lunch suggestions.

5. Organize a weekly 'soup club' with your coworkers.

6. 'Lunchpool' with three health-conscious colleagues.

7. Highlight healthy options on your favorite takeout menus.

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