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How to pack the ultimate lunchbox


Discover what lies in the lunchboxes of those with the brightest minds and most glittering of careers then read our nutritionist's take on the health credentials. You might just find your next inspiring midday meal right here, so read on to find out how to pack a filling, healthy lunchbox...

How to lunch like a footballer

Lunchbag fillet with vegetable salad, fruit salad and fishcakes

Discover what you should be eating for lunch if you partake in lots of high-intensity sports or regular exercise as England Lionness, Lucy Bronze, talks us through her salad-heavy lunchbox. Take a look.


How to lunch like a rocket scientist

Blue lunchbox fillet with prawns, edamame beans, vegetable croutons and houmous

We spoke to a space systems engineer to find out what foods she eats to promote brainpower. Take a look.

How to lunch like a TV presenter

Green lunchbox filled with salmon fillet, broccoli, chopped vegetables, apple slices and peppers

We spoke to broadcaster Sandi Toksvig to learn what she eats to stay focused and attentive. Take a look.

How to lunch like a pilot

Lunchbox fillet with chopped vegetables, chicken wraps and popcorn

Pilots require energy, high concentration levels and a stress-reducing diet. Learn about the best things to pack in a lunchbox to tick all the right boxes. Take a look.

How to lunch like a teacher

Green lunchbox filled with bread, vegetable croutons and homous

Pack a lunchbox to help maintain concentration and brain power during the school day. Take a look.


Still hungry? Check our our 46 lunchbox recipe ideas.

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