News: Eating lunch at desk may make you more productive at work

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Eating lunch at desk may make you more productive at work

Workers who eat lunch alone at their desk are more productive later in the day than their colleagues who go out to grab a bite with friends, a new study has found, PTI reported.

Workers who eat lunch alone at their desk are more productive later in the day than their colleagues who go out to grab a bite with friends, a new study has found, PTI reported.

Lunch at a restaurant with friends reduces cognitive control more than lunch eaten alone at a desk does, according to researchers from the Humboldt University at Berlin, Germany, and colleagues from other institutions. Participants in the study either ate a solitary meal alone at their desk in a restricted amount of time, or took a short walk to a restaurant for an hour-long lunch with a friend.

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