Stop wasting money and kilojoules on nutritionally void takeout. Instead, pack one of these quick lunches for work.

Although there doesn’t seem to be anything special about lunch, "consuming regular, healthy meals and reducing snacking may promote a healthier body weight,” says clinical nutrition manager Tom Hritz. Aiming for three healthy meals a day, including lunch, can help maintain appetite-regulating hormones and keep your blood sugar stable, making it even easier to resist cravings when they strike, says Hritz.

So to keep your second meal of the day on point, we’re bringing you 10 healthy and easy lunches.