Pumpkins and early evening sunsets illuminating the skies with bursts of turquoise and pink. It can only be autumn holidays in England;
It’s 11 am or 4pm and you are starving?! It’s so tempting to reach for sweets, crisps or chocolate bars when you’re hit by a snack attack. Your snack time tells everything about your health! Healthy snacking can improve your overall health when you get the right snack. In this article you’ll find all the tips to get you on the healthy track from returning from your Jolly Holidays to work/studies!
First to avoid extreme hunger, you should eat a proper breakfast and lunch full of vitamins and good sources of protein. Or some nutritionists recommend to eat small meals every 3 or 5 hours.
At Giving Tree HQ we are big fans of healthy snacks but what are the right snacks to eat?
Healthy snacks need to contain the right ratio of nutrients, with the right calories, that will help keep your body energized and help you lose weight.
Why Giving Tree snack is the perfect healthy snack?
Our snack will keep your energy levels up and gives you more opportunities to get in all your nutritional needs.
Giving Tree snacks are high in:
Fibre helps improve digestion and keeps you from binging on fats and sugars.
Protein fuels the growth of lean muscle mass, which boosts metabolic rate and increases calorie burn. Also it regulates concentration and alertness.
Many of us naturally reach for carbohydrates when we’re feeling down because they help lift our mood by boosting the brain chemical serotonin. But instead of eating cookies or sweets which will give you a quick energy burst, and then followed by a crash that can leave you hungry, cranky, sleepy, and unable to concentrate.
Healthy snack ideas
As you already know fruits are a great snack any time during your day. With Giving Tree you can get crispy fruit with all the nutritional content as fresh fruit.
No sugar added/Nothing added/Freeze dried fruit
Usually vegetables aren’t necessarily eaten during snack time, now with Giving Tree you can eat broccoli & pumpkin crisps anytime during the day!
You can combine these crisps with a yogurt, a glass of milk or a fresh juice, enjoy!Tags: 1-of-your-5 a day, clean snack, crispy snacks, diet, freeze-dried fruit, healthy eating, healthy living, nature, vacuum-fried vegetables, vegetable crisps, veggies
In case you haven’t noticed it yet; our Giving Tree fruit crisps are really special as they are freeze dried. Sounds pretty fancy,