We all love taking a few minutes out of our day to enjoy a light sweet or savory treat, snacking is an awesome concept! If you ask us what the best time is to snack, we will say anytime you want! Though if you want to be strategic with your treats, there are some tips to learn from science. In this article, we’ll discuss the ideal times to snack according to your body.
To preface, its important to recognize that food, beyond the amazing flavor it provides, is meant to fuel our body and allow it to perform at its best. With that in mind, your meals are where most of your energy will come from and going between meals that energy will drop. If you are taking more than four hours between meals, a snack will help ensure your metabolism doesn’t slow.
Anything physically draining such as a workout should be followed with a snack. Ideally carbohydrates such as our favorite pretzels coupled with a protein choice like a shake will work wonders in giving you energy to continue with your day while allowing your body to recover properly.
We hope you this guide on the best times to snack helpful in allowing you to set a productive lifestyle! At pretzels.com we provide gourmet pretzels from sweet to salty and everything in between. With over 40 flavors baked in micro batches that we continuously are adding to, we are dedicated to providing the perfect pretzels for your own cravings or for others and events. Come view all our gourmet flavors and find the right one for you today!