Here’s a mid-afternoon riddle: What has been around too long to be called a “health trend” but has more benefits than half of this year’s diet books? Oh, the headline gave it away, didn’t it. Brown bagging your lunch instead of ordering take-out is one of the best ways you can boost your health, happiness, and even your savings; the real riddle is why everyone isn’t doing it more. The reality is, most of us get busy with things other than cooking (happy hour, perhaps?) and let the sandwich-packing habit slip.
Here’s why we think you should re-prioritize and put brown bagging it at the top of your to-do list: