A TSA-friendly power-packed snack pack for your next flight

Travel can be hard on not only your body, but your overall health and well-being. Flights are taxing on the body through the change in air pressure, confined space and the lack of fresh air found inside of airplanes. You can better protect yourself by taking along a power packed snack for your next flight which will help keep you healthy, energized, well-nourished and ready to face the challenges of flying. The right snack mix is one you can prepare at home, place in a plastic bag and be sure it will pass right through TSA security screening areas at the airport.

You want a power snack that includes easily portable foods that are high in antioxidants, rich in nutrients and protein for energy. Trail mix is a great option for airplane travel because it is quick and easy to whip up before you leave for your trip; you may even want to bring some extra in your suitcase for a pick me up throughout your travels.

The best mixture is one that is a blend of dried fruits such as blueberries, cherries, cranberries, banana and mango; nuts such as almonds, pecans, walnuts and peanuts; sesame seeds, rolled oats, cinnamon and honey. You can mix up a batch in advance and store in an airtight container so you have your power snack ready for when you are slated to take your next trip.

Air travel can expose you to viruses, germs and even stale air. By eating a healthy snack while in flight, you are giving your body the extra boost of nutrition it will need as it works overtime to fend off sickness which is common to people who travel.

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