Top 10 Budget Healthy Snacks to Pack into Your Gym Bag
Having the munchies? We pick out a few local tasty and healthy snacks to pack into your gym bag. They are all very affordable, so snack to your heart’s content without burning a hole in your pocket!
7D Dried Mangoes (100g)
Calories per serving (42g): 160
This is an ideal ready to eat snack that also comes in a resealable package. Each serving also contains 30% of your recommended daily Vitamin C intake!
Hup Seng Special Cream Crackers (225g)
Calories per serving (22.5g): 120
These cream crackers are delicious, and with 20 crackers going for only S$1.75, you really can't beat that price!
Nature's Wonders Baked Almonds (240g)
Calories per serving (30g): 175
Almonds are full of healthy monounsaturated fats (the kind that is associated with reduced risk of heart disease) and fibre. 30g of almonds contains 6.9g of protein too, making this an excellent nutrient-rich snack!
Carman's Muesli Bars -Apricot & Almond (270g)
Calories per serving (45g): 200
Made of muesli and various nuts and fruits, this low glycaemic index (GI) helps control hunger and provide more sustained energy for you throughout the day.
McVitie's Digestive Biscuits Original (400g)
Calories per biscuit: 70
Made of whole wheat flour, these digestives are not too sweet and a good source of fibre. They are really affordable too. Our only gripe is that they crumble too easily!
Calories per serving (50g): 28
Blueberries are full of vitamin C and antioxidants which will help your immune system and fight aging. They can be eaten by themselves or combined with other fruits into a tasty shake too!
Quaker Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (180g)
Calories per serving (30g): 132
Made with wholegrain oats with no artificial flavouring, these cookies are conveniently packed in smaller pouches for easy carrying and storage.
Price: Varies by weight
Calories per average-sized banana (100g): 89
Rich in fibre and potassium, bananas are a perfectly cheap and healthy snack if you’re feeling a little peckish!
Camel Baked Natural Cashews (150g)
Calories per serving (50g): 275
Cashews are yet another delicious calorie-rich snack packed with monounsaturated fat, iron, magnesium, and potassium. Choose the healthier unsalted version!
Nature's Wonders Jumbo Golden Raisins (280g)
Calories per serving (30g): 100
Bite-sized, full of antioxidants and delicious, raisins are another healthy way to get your recommended daily serving of fruit!
Cheap, Yummy and Guilt-Free Snacking
These satisfying and affordable choices are sure to satisfy your hunger pangs. Healthy snacks to accompany your meals throughout the day are the key to maintaining a healthy diet, so snack away guilt-free! Which ones are your favourite?