Not all fantastic foods have to be laden with joules and additives. The next time you're reaching for a chocolate bar, go for one of these healthy but delicious snacks instead. They taste delicious and will make you look great.
A mug of miso mid-afternoon will help to keep those craving gremlins away. It's a quick no-brainer, low in joules and has calcium in it. What more could you want? Grab ready-mixed sachets of it from supermarkets or health food shops.
Low-fat crackers or rice cakes
Perfect for snacking on. Try topping crackers or rice cakes with yeast extract or tomatoes for a healthy way to break up your afternoon.
Sushi and sashimi
Packed with calcium and nutrients from the fish, a few pieces of sushi can help take the edge off your hunger. Don't go overboard on it, though too much refined white rice can play havoc with your digestive system.
All fruit is great for snacking on, but some is more convenient than others to eat at work. Bananas pack a powerful nutritional punch as well as being portable. High in magnesium and potassium, they're also great alternatives to the cocoa bean for those monthly cravings.
Delicious and healthy, sesame wafers are packed full of minerals such as iron, manganese, copper, calcium, phosphorus and zinc. These can protect against all sorts of illnesses and diseases, such as osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis. More importantly, they actually taste great.
Okay, so it's not really a snack as such, but chewing gum is great when you feel like snacking even when you're not hungry. Chewing gum for a spell after meals is also a good way of keeping your teeth protected against plaque and acids.
Yoghurt is delicious at any time of the day for breakfast, a mid-morning snack or for dessert. Choose a low-fat option they're still packed with calcium and, often, good bacteria that help your digestive system to function properly.
You just can't get enough water, especially in air-conditioned offices, during the summer and when exercising. Keep a bottle on your desk or nearby at all times and get into the habit of drinking at least two litres a day. It will help clear your skin and your mind.
Make your own popcorn at home in a minimum of oil and it can be a relatively healthy snack. Be sure not to pile it with too much sugar or salt or the health drawbacks will outweigh the benefits of low joules and high amounts of dietary fibre.