Thursday, October 6

Health & Wellness: Six low-carb lunch ideas for work

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Using a break at work to dart through a nearby drive-thru for a burger and fries is often fast and convenient but unhealthy.

Fast food is often filled with empty carbohydrates that can cause insulin spikes and knock the body’s natural insulin responses out of balance.

Understandably, a number of workers are depending less on fast food for lunch and bringing their own healthier, homemade midday meals to work.

According to The Huffington Post, about 85% of people bring a lunch to work more often than they buy one.

If you’re thinking of jumping on the homemade lunch bandwagon, listed below are six low-carb meal ideas to consider.

#1 Honey-Mustard Chicken Salad

If you’re interested in a meaty salad that’s tasty and easy to prepare, this may be the recipe for you.

Get the full list including recipes at brproud.com