Tips from the Pros – TCO: Backpack snack ideas

Our friends at Twin Cities Orthopedics are offering some advise as you get geared back up for school. Snack attack – Backpack snack ideas

Tip #3: Snack attack – Backpack snack ideas

Going from school to practice? Water and carbohydrate fuel are key to sustaining your performance. This is a time when your body can use some of those simple carbohydrates as opposed to high-fiber choices.

Here are a few backpack favorites:

  • Fruit: Banana, raisins, orange
  • Starch: Crackers, cooked pasta noodles, rice cakes, pretzels, granola bar
  • Veggies: Carrot sticks, homemade veggie tots

What are your favorite backpack fuels? Share here and we will respond.

See the rest of the back to school tips from our friends at Twin Cities Orthopedics.

This article was written by Twin Cities Orthopedics’ dance and performing arts medicine department for educational purposes. It is not intended to diagnose, treat or prevent any medical condition.

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