Packed lunches



Here are some tips for lunches that are tasty and good for you. Yum!

Top tips for packed lunches

  • Make sure there’s plenty of starchy carbohydrate food that will give you lots of energy.
  • There are lots of different breads and stuff you can try so you won’t get bored – try pittas, wraps, cheesy bread, there are loads of options. And try out different fillings as well.
  • Have at least one piece of fruit – you’re supposed to have at least five pieces in total of fruit and veg a day. It’s full of stuff that’s really good for you.
  • Pack something for afters –lower-fat crisps, yogurt or cake.
  • Don’t forget something to treat a hypo as well, just in case.


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