Amazing Pre-Workout Snacks to Crush Your Goals

Success in the Kitchen

As a workout enthusiast, your main goal is to get your body in the absolute best shape possible.

While hitting the gym and going for a run will obviously test your body's strength and fitness level, the kind of food that you eat is equally important to the entire process. 

In fact, we argue that it’s the most important.

Eating a healthy, well-balanced snack or meal before you start getting sweaty is one of the best ways to prep yourself for an intense workout.

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A former cubicle dweller with a passion for healthy living, I'll make any excuse to get outside. When I'm not on the basketball court you'll find me whipping up a new concoction in the kitchen. Find more great health content, discover www.HealthListed.com

Are Raisins a Good Snack Choice?

Raisin Craving

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Simple Healthy Travel Food, Part II: Dips and Spreads

Tarragon Olive Dip

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Lisa Berry is a Health Activist with an insatiable passion for changing the planet and the sustainability of all life.  With over 15 years of study & work in the wellness industry, she deeply understands the range of human health issues, the major causes and the many invaluable ways to help the body to heal and thrive.

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Single raisin on white paper towel.
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