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Drinks and snacks
If you’re rushing around all day, you’ll most likely need a couple of snacks to keep you going until your next meal.
Often the snacks that we grab on the go are laden with unhealthy fats, sugars and salt.
But snacks don’t have to be unhealthy, especially if you plan them in advance. Here’s a list of easy-to-prepare snacks either to have at home or while you’re on the run:
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Often when you are busy carrying out all the daily tasks, something as simple as grabbing a glass of water can be easily forgotten.
When our bodies don’t get enough fluids, we may become dehydrated. This can sometimes lead to headaches, irritability, poor concentration, and prolonged dehydration can even cause constipation.
Healthy drink suggestions
You should aim to drink 6-8 glasses of water/fluids each day; and make sure you increase this if you have done any type of physical activity.
If you find it hard to drink water then you could replace it with the following:
And if you often forget to drink, remind yourself by: