Power Up at Work

Eating fruits and vegetables while at work can be easy and tasty. Here are a few simple steps you can take to enjoy fruits and vegetables throughout your workday:

Enjoy Healthy Snacks

  • Enjoy dried fruits, such as dried apricots and raisins, for a mid-morning snack.
  • Eat crisp vegetables, such as baby carrots, celery, and broccoli florets, for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up.
  • Drink 100% fruit or vegetable juice any time of the day.

Pack Healthy Lunches

  • Bring vegetables like lettuce, tomato, and onion to put on your sandwich.
  • Add a piece of fruit like a banana, plum, or mango to your lunch.
  • Have cut vegetables instead of chips.
  • Keep a container of vegetables ready to go on the top shelf of your refrigerator so it is easy to add them to your lunch.
  • Bring a hearty salad with lowfat dressing.
  • Pack leftover cooked vegetables and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • Bring a container of vegetable soup or vegetable stew.
  • Pack salsa and corn tortillas.

Select Healthy Choices When They are Available

  • Select raw or steamed vegetables instead of French fries.
  • Choose a tasty salad with plenty of your favorite vegetables.
  • Add extra lettuce, tomato, onion, and avocado to a sandwich.
  • Order 100% fruit juice instead of soda.
  • Choose fresh fruit for dessert.

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