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often comes from emotional pain, boredom, or when seeking energy (typically in the afternoon slump). Dehydration can also play a role.
If you are a stress snacker, a five-minute walk or stretching in the park at the end of the street can resolve the need that you may try and fulfil with a packet of chips or a giant cookie.
However, for many people a barrier to nourishing food choices is having healthy and nourishing choices available. So by having your own nourishing snacks on hand such as seed and nuts balls, or a piece of fruit, you reduce the reliance on bought snacks which can contain poor quality fats, salt, refined sugar and preservatives.
A fruit smoothie is a quick alternative if you need breakfast on the go.