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Snack Attack? Keep it Simple!

Healthy Snacking Made Easy

By Anne Guzman

Peaks Coaching Group

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Healthy snacking is an important aspect of a healthy nutrition plan. It helps keep blood sugar levels steady and helps us consume enough calories evenly throughout the day to keep our energy up and our glycogen tanks refueled for training.

Here is a list of simple, 200- to 220-calorie snack options you can try out this month. They all require very little preparation, and most can easily be stored in the fridge at home or at work, or even in a cooler in your car if you are often on the road.

Smoothie:
1/2 scoop (10 grams) organic whey protein powder
1 cup frozen strawberries
½ tablespoon hemp or flax oil
1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Keep it simple and set yourself up for healthy snacking by having the foods readily available in your home or office.

Enjoy!

Anne Guzman is a nutritionist with Peaks Coaching Group. She is a certified kinesiologist, a registered holistic nutritionist, an AFPA-certified sports nutrition consultant, and a former professional cyclist. Anne can be reached directly through www.peakscoachinggroup.com or info@peakscoachinggroup.com.