Have you ever actually read, or attempted to read, the list of ingredients in many common hiking and backpacking snacks? Or checked how many grams of sugar is in each thing you eat throughout the day?
Wowza! Many typical hiking snacks are loaded with overly processed, non-food ingredients, as I like to call them, or have lots of added sugar or both!
Some hikes are already hard enough as it is, we don’t need to add even more stress to our bodies by filling them with food that we can’t actually process or use as fuel.[Read more…] about Healthy Hiking Snacks