Lunch is important to power kids through their school day, explains Dr. Kurt Hong of the Center for Human Nutrition and director of Huntington Medical Foundation.
He recommends combining complex carbohydrates with lean protein — nonfat yogurt and granola, a lean turkey sandwich on whole grain bread, low-fat cottage cheese with fruits and vegetables — for a concentrated, long-lasting source of energy (consider Crispy Fruit from Crispy Green when fresh fruit is not available or a convenient option).
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Crispy Green Brand Expands Retail Footprint in New England
FAIRFIELD, N.J. – September 29, 2015 – Crispy Green®, the maker of Crispy Green premium Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks has expanded its retail footprint in New England through Shaw’s Markets.
Crispy Fruit – “100% fruit, nothing else!” – is an irresistible snack choice for kids and adults alike whether on the go or in the home, office or car. Shaw’s customers will now be able to purchase four flavors of Crispy Fruit including Apple, Asian Pear, Banana and Pineapple.
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