You may have heard that trail mix isn’t a great choice for seniors who are watching their weight, as the snack often contains a lot of calories and sodium. While this may be true of some store-bought options, trail mix can actually be quite healthy if made at home.
The key to making nutritious and delicious trail mix is picking the right ingredients. You’ll want to opt for unsalted nuts and unsweetened dried fruit, while skipping any type of candy additions. This will ensure that you’re getting plenty of fiber, protein and carbohydrates without the added salt and sugars.
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