Spring is finally upon us – the season when nature bursts back into life and we human beings see that light at the end of a wintry tunnel, become more active and start enjoying the outdoors. To help you to Get Up and Glow this spring, why not munch on our nutty smart snack packs when out and about to keep you healthy and energised.
The snacks include:
- Up & At ‘Em: Nuts, Seeds & Goji Berries – source of Iron which contributes to normal energy metabolism and Vitamin A which contributes to maintenance of normal vision.
- Give Me Strength: A Cocktail of Nuts – source of Protein which contributes to maintenance of muscle mass and Magnesium which contributes of normal muscle function.
- Get Up & Glow: Nuts, Pear, Dark Chocolate & Ginger – source of Vitamin B1 for normal function of the heart and Manganese which contributes to normal energy yielding metabolism.
Reasons to Get Up and Glow this Spring:
Your Bones Stay Strong
Sunlight triggers your body to produce the vitamin D3, which keeps your bones strong.
You Feel Energised
Exposure to sunlight decreases the chemical melatonin in your body during the day and increases it at night, which helps you sleep better.
You Feel Happier
Sunlight increases the hormone serotonin in your brain, which makes you feel happy.
You’re Eating Nuts
Having fat in our diet is essential for brain, nerve, heart, hormone and bone health and around 80% of the fat in most nuts is monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat – the ‘healthy’ fats which the body needs.