Healthy Back to School Snacks That Won’t Break the Bank

Healthy Back to School Snacks That Won’t Break the Bank

Fall is almost here, and students are getting ready for long school days again.

It takes a lot of energy to get up early and power through a busy school schedule, then after school activities, that’s why nutrition experts say you might want to give your kids an added boost of energy. That starts with staying away from sugar.

Jim White of First Fit in Tampa points to popular breakfast pastries. Sure, they’re easy to pop in the toaster and take on the go, but that sugar rush won’t last long. “That’s like drinking 3 or 4 cans of soda on the way out the door,” said White.

White suggest looking at labels because there are healthy brands out there.

“They are gluten free, non-GMO, with as few as six grams of sugar. Look for good fats, good proteins, something that’s going to fuel your child during the day not just give them that spike – and then by the time they are walking into their first period they’re falling asleep,” he suggests.

The busy dad can relate to (continue reading at WKRN)

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