7 foods you should never eat at work

Maintain an aesthetic, a decorum, in the office. Crass sounds, unsightly visuals and noxious fumes violate collegial codes of conduct, so ditch the bananas and the tuna noodle casserole.

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We are constantly bombarded in the media about what we should be eating and what we shouldn’t be eating.

The FDA recently came out with its new ban on transfats starting in 2018. Though this is good for the health of our society, it’s just one example of directives about our food intake.

I don’t want to incite an argument about whether you should be eating more protein, fruits and vegetables, etc., but I do want to give you some insight into foods you should never eat at work—and why. Here’s my list:

1. Bananas. No one wants to say it, so I will. There’s no good way to eat a banana at work and not elicit some adolescent comment. Whether you’re male or female, eating a banana just isn’t a good look for anyone at the office. I know, I know, you just break off small pieces and it’s fine. It’s not. Stop it. Eat that at home before coming in. (Also see: Twinkies, foot-long hot dogs, those cream filled long john donuts, a full carrot.)

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