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The Physician Liaison's Power Pack: Healthy Travel Snack Ideas & Tips

The Physician Liaison's Power Pack: Healthy Travel Snack Ideas & Tips

Physician liaisons, by the very nature of their job, are constantly on the go and need to perform at peak performance throughout the day. What you pack in the morning can impact how effective you are in the field. Prepare healthy snacks before hitting the road to stay hydrated and energized. Here are some easy-to-pack ideas!

Hard-Boiled Eggs

TIP: One egg contains 6 grams of protein, with only 80 calories and 5 grams of fat. This is the perfect protein as it contains all the essential amino acids, which contribute greatly to muscle recovery.


TIP: One cup of milk (try almond milk or soy) *One cup of 2% milk contains 8 grams of protein, only 5 grams of fat and about 120 calories (This is also a great way to reduce stress, “cup of milk”)

Swiss Cheese

TIP: One ounce contains 8 grams of protein, 8 grams of fat and little over 100 calories.

Lara Bars

TIP: These bars contain all natural ingredients.

Peanut, Almond, or Honey Butter

TIP: Great on a wrap or sandwich with natural jelly (no sugar added).


TIP: One cup contains 14 grams of protein and only 137 calories!

Cottage Cheese

TIP: Great if mixed with flaxseed and fruit!

Vegetable Base Smoothie

TIP: Panera Bread has a great one!

Cheese Bites or Cheese Stick

TIP: Combine with cherry tomatoes for a yummy snack!

Legumes, Chickpeas, Lentils, Grains, Granola and Oatmeal

Nuts and Seeds

TIP: Recommend almonds, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.


TIP: Raw: plums, apricots, Asian pears, apples, oranges, frozen grapes, cherries. Dried: cranberries, pineapple, blueberries mixed with nuts.


TIP: Add cinnamon or peanut better for more flavor!


TIP: Recommend carrots, cherry/grape tomatoes, artichokes, Brussels sprouts (add a generous spritz of lemon juice and/or a dash of soy sauce or tabasco sauce to enhance the flavor), avocado, mushrooms, tomatoes (mix with cheese bites and apple).


TIP: When you’re dehydrated, you have symptoms of hunger. Make sure you are drinking your body weight in ounces of water every day!
Looking for more tips and advice? See our Friday From the Field video, “Rumor Has it You’re Running on Empty.”