It can be difficult to take the time to prepare snacks that are both quick and healthy. A snack should prevent surges in hunger prior to mealtime, taste good, and satisfy you. You should not have to sacrifice nutrition in the name of snacking convenience. We understand this struggle and have compiled some ideas that should help keep nutritious foods in your busy life.
Both protein and carbohydrates are an essential part of your diet. You want to be sure you are taking in the proper amount of each, and not going overboard or depriving yourself of these food groups. To do this you need to know how much of each of these you need. The average adult needs between 60 and 80 grams of protein a day. To put this in perspective, a three-ounce serving of meat has about 21 grams of protein. If you want to figure out how many carbs you need a day you need to figure out how many you burn, as they are your body’s main energy source.
If you have been living with allergies because “it is just something you have to put up with”… there may be help for you! You can try to avoid the things you are allergic to, but plants, dust, and animals cause many allergies — these causes can be very difficult to avoid. Plant pollen is carried by the wind, so how can you eliminate it if you cannot even see it? Dust will materialize even if it is cleaned up regularly; and why should you have to give up a loved pet because of allergies? There are options to reduce the effect of allergies that do not involve eliminating the source.