Hitting that afternoon slump? Thinking of taking a walk to the nearest vending machine for a mid-day pick me up? Well, stay away and consider these healthy alternatives to help get you through the day.

 

Cottage Cheese

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This power food will give you lots of protein packed in a small cup.

 

Fruit

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Lots of fruits, such as bananas, give your body a dose of glucose. And because they can digest quickly, they are a quick and nutritious way to energize your body. You could top your banana with peanut or almond butter for the perfect snack.

 

Greek Yogurt

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This snack has almost double the protein of regular yogurts.

 

Water Packed Tuna

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Avoid the oil-packed tuna and opt for the water one instead. A single can will give you 22 grams of protein.

 

Turkey

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Just 3 ounces of turkey can give you up to 25 grams of protein.

 

Hummus

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Try dipping vegetables in this for a protein-filled snack. Half a cup of hummus will give you 6 grams of protein.

 

Eggs

466385603 Try taking a hardboiled egg with you to the office. The egg white has the most protein and will be a tasty, fulfilling treat.

 

Lentils

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These protein-filled grains are great tossed on a salad. One cup has 22 grams of protein.

 

Sweet potato

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This snack is sure to fight off mid-afternoon fatigue because it is high in carbohydrates, vitamin A and vitamin C. They also make for a healthier alternative to french fries.

 

Honey

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Just a spoonful of honey is equal to that of an energy drink. Just add a bit to your breakfast yogurt or afternoon tea to fuel your body throughout the day.