HEALTHY LIVING
06/03/2014 01:28 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2014

5 Reasons To Never Eat Lunch At Your Desk Again

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David Drake has committed what many would consider unthinkable, if not impossible: the San Francisco software engineer has openly declared that he's never eating lunch at his desk again.

Why does such an everyday act feel so iconoclastic? Because, as Drake mentions, we eat lunch at our desks 80 percent of the time. Keyboard-munching is bad news for your coworkers--especially if your over-ripe tuna sandwich is stinking up the place. It's also terrible for your workday since it's scientifically proven that our brains need breaks.

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