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When sitting at your desk every day it's easy to find yourself mindlessly snacking to keep you going, but there are certain snacks doing you more harm than good.
Leading Australian nutritionist, Susie Burrell, revealed that women who snack at work consume an extra 100,000 calories each year.
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'The annual total of 100,800 extra calories - based on 45 working weeks - is the same as 1,254 glasses of prosecco, 193 double-stacked burgers or 502 bars of chocolate,' Susie wrote for the Courier Mail.
She went on to explain that this amount of calories is equivalent to an extra 50 days of food when you take into consideration an adult woman’s ideal daily consumption of 2,000 calories.
So how can you avoid it?
DON'T SNACK ON DRIED FRUITS AND NUTS
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Although fresh fruit and nuts tend to be healthy, Susie explained that they aren't when you are eating a whole bag of trail mix at your desk.
This action results in the consumption of hundreds of extra calories each week.
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'Mindless munching is an issue for a number of reasons, but specifically when we mindlessly munch on high calorie foods such as nuts and dried fruit it is a recipe for disaster when it comes to weight gain,' Susie said.
'Keep your fruit fresh and focus on one single snack of nuts each day for both good health and weight control.
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DITCH THE BISCUITS
Susie said that one innocent looking biscuit can contain up to 100 calories and 3-4 grams of fat a piece.
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She recommends not having the biscuits in sight if your office offers them or to create a rule to not eat them while at work.
'There is literally nothing positive you can say about the...
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