Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

Suggestions to help boost your energy

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(HealthDay News) -- A pre-exercise snack can be just what your body craves to push it through a grueling workout.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests:

  • A balanced snack of both proteins and carbs up to three hours before your workout.
  • A sandwich with peanut butter and jelly, or peanut butter and banana.
  • A cup of berries with yogurt.
  • Oatmeal mixed with milk and fruit.
  • An apple with nut butter.
  • A handful of one part nuts to two parts raisins.

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