How you snack can make or break your diet. You may have the perfect meal three times a day, but if you go for the bag of chips in between, you're not going to get the results you want. It's even worse when you're out and about during the day. That's why it's so important to make sure you have a healthy snack that you can grab any time you live the house. Keep it in your car, your purse, your desk—wherever.
So what does it take to make a good on-the-go snack? There are a few no brainers like "must be portable" and "should be shelf stable (i.e. no refrigeration required)," but it goes a little deeper than that. If you're trying to maintain a healthy diet, the makeup of your healthy snack is crucial. Here are a few things that we recommend looking out for.