Dietitian reveals the healthiest snacks for each time of day
If snacks are an important part of your day, knowing what the best options to enjoy at different times makes sense. As the day progresses, and depending on the amount of activity you do, nutritional needs differ, and reaching for different foods at different times is an easy way to help regulate your energy levels and hunger throughout the day.
So, here are some of the best snacks to enjoy at different times to tick the box on both your nutrient and energy needs...
Mid-morning snacking is a must for many an early morning riser or exerciser, with it not uncommon for those with a pumped up metabolism to feel hungry again a couple of hours after breakfast. As this is the time of day that the average person is most physically and cognitively active, combining good quality, wholegrain carbohydrates with protein in your snack choices will ensure you are kept full and satisfied until lunchtime.
These snacks also suit an afternoon exerciser to help ensure they are optimally fueled prior to a workout.
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