If you work in an environment where people spend most of their day at desks, then it can often be very tempting to just whip out your lunch and snack away without having a change of scenery. Eating at your desk might be the easiest and most hassle-free option, but deep down you all know that it isn’t the best or more productive thing to be doing. Here are just six of many reasons to stop eating lunch at your desk.
1. You're Likely to Overeat
When you are at your desk eating, you aren’t necessarily thinking about the food, and being distracted by a computer screen, for example, means that you are much more likely to overeat. Statistics show that people can eat as much as a whopping 70% more when they are doing it as a desk and are not thinking about their lunch!