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10 Best Energy-Boosting Snacks!

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Our lives are so busy, it can be difficult to eat nutritious wholesome foods. Even when you set yourself healthy meals, sometime temptation hits and we go off plan. The problem is the dreaded 3:00 slump. When you’re working hard, sometimes dinner is much too far away from lunch. You start getting tired and hungry in the afternoon, making work impossible. To silence your loud and complaining stomach, you buy and candy bar or snack on chips.

It’s a great idea to pack nutritious snacks so you don’t feel tempted to buy something unhealthy. When looking for healthy snacks to keep you energized, stay clear of prepackaged foods. While they may only be 100 calories, they are missing nutrients that will keep you invigorated for the afternoon.

We chose 10 amazing healthy foods that are great energy-boosters and delicious as snacks. These foods are great for both children and adults alike. Pack these up for school or work to have a great energy source of the go.

1. Dried Fruit

Dried fruit are a natural candy substitute. Dried apples are chewy and slightly sour, giving a great gummy ring replacement. Dried cherries are delicious and taste almost too naughty to be good for you. Dried figs are a filling snack packed with natural sugars to keep you awake through the dull parts of the day. When buying dried fruit, look for sugar free varieties. This just means they have no added sugar but still contain their natural fruit sugars.

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