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Five hacks for putting together the perfect healthy picnic

Think ahead to what you need in your picnic hamper to ensure you don't fall back.

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•Think ahead to what you need in your picnic hamper to ensure you don't fall back.

Paula Werrett and Belinda Blake registered nutritional therapy practitioners from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), have shared their top tips. Planning is key.

Think ahead to what you need in your picnic hamper to ensure you don't fall back on the unhealthy sausage rolls and cheese-heavy options for ease, a Mediterranean feel picnic can be great, with lots of fresh foods such as tomatoes, olives, and hummus.

Healthy options. Make veggie sticks or crudités of carrots, celery, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and radishes and pair them with a delicious dip of homemade hummus or guacamole.

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