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8 Fat-Burning and Muscle-Building Snack Alternatives for All Your Cravings

Crush any midday craving with foods that fuel your physique. Meet your new office arsenal.

Someone in your office is plotting against you, setting traps and landmines in the form of free doughnuts, home-baked cookies, and the always-handy candy jar. Stopping by the snack table is like dipping your toe in caloric quicksand—in no time, you can be sucked under.

As if there wasn't enough temptation already. The average office is a veritable kill zone for a guy’s diet. Stress, boredom, fatigue—it’s a perfect recipe for imperfect food cravings.

“Your ‘candy crush’ is likely due to a need, or desire, for sugar, or other so-called pleasure foods,” says Frank Bottone Jr., Ph.D., a nutritionist and the author of The Diet Denominator.

The key to managing stress-fueled cravings is to have a stash of of snacks that will help you burn fat and build muscle—not the other way around. Here's what to keep in your drawers—so you can continue to fit into your drawers.

A Month's Worth of Low-Calorie Snacks You Can Take Anywhere >>>

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