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Day Hike Nutrition Tips:
Easy As A-B-C!

Day hike nutrition tips are important for feeling your best, no matter what the trail throws at you.

Hiking For Her knows a thing or two about biochemistry, nutrition and what travels well in a backpack.

But long scientific explanations are boring.

And all of those long names of biomolecules?

  • Forget it!

Hikers like you want practical, easy to remember nutrition tips.

So here they are, in alphabetical order.

Pin them, share them, enjoy them :)

Eating for A's
as a dayhiker

In your day hike lunch sack, be sure to include crunchy, savory, satisfying foods like these!

  • Almonds, apricots, apples and avocados will keep you going, mile after mile.
  • And your taste buds will thank you, too.
Stuck on what to eat during your day hike? Eat your A's! Hiking For Her explains why these four delicious, nutritious foods deserve a place in your hiking lunch.

B good to yourself with
these beneficial snacks!

Notice what we're doing here?

The alphabet is a great way to organize these day hike nutrition tips, and make no mistake, these B's are the best!

Make full use of the nutritional might of bananas, blueberries, bison (buffalo) jerky and nut butters for all of these great reasons:

Be sure to include these day hike foods on your next outdoor adventure, with plenty more tips like these at Hiking For Her.

Don't overlook unusual and enticing nut butters in your day hike repertoire!

Nuts are powerhouses of trace minerals like copper and zinc, and provide lots of nutrition for hard working muscles.

  • So mix it up a little, and leave the reliable but slightly boring peanut butter on the shelf at home.
If your day hike foods fall back on peanut butter and jelly, why not try unusual nut butters like pumpkin seed or sunflower? More great day hike food tips at Hiking For Her!

C if these day hike nutrition tips
appeal to you!

Nothing satisfies more than healthy fats, and the right kinds of delicious chocolate, cashews and coconut will keep you satisfied as well as fueled up for your hike.

And if you're clever (I have full confidence in you), why not combine all four of these day hike nutrition tips into one great trail mix?

  • Let's call it the Hiking For Her combo!
Healthy and tasty day hike food is as easy as ABC with this infographic from Hiking For Her. Four great reasons to eat your C's!

Dare to dream, darling!

Don't eat the same old, same old on every day hike.

Leave the soggy cheese sandwiches behind.

Dare to dream of different Dee-licious snacks!

Dare to be different on your next day hike with these delicious letter D snack ideas from Hiking For Her. #hiking #backpacking #trailfood #hikingsnacks

More to come
with this alphabetical fun!

Okay, we're having way too much fun here!

But sometimes it feels good to be silly and serious simultaneously, doesn't it?

Keep your eye on this page for more ABCs of hiking nutrition tips as we work our way through the alphabet of options for your lunch sack.

Only the nutrition dense yet tasty stuff will make it onto these infographics.

And I hope to surprise you with some unusual options that you'd love to try on your next hike.

  • Because eating for excellence on the trail does NOT have to be boring!

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