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6 Best Airplane Snacks, According to Dietitians

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Beef jerky

"Beef contains 10 essential nutrients including high-quality protein, selenium, zinc, and iron, making it a nutrient-rich snack for running through the airport or flying high in the sky," says Goodson.

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Pistachios

"With 6 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber per serving, these are the perfect snack for keeping me satisfied when traveling," says Goodson.

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Homemade trail mix

"The nuts have protein and healthy fats, while the dried fruit has fiber—all of which are three nutrients that keep me feeling satisfied

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Whole fruit

"Whole fruits like apples, strawberries, grapes, and bananas provide me with the nutrients to stay healthy and energized when on the go."

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Protein bars

"Protein bars can be a great solution for times when you are stuck on a tarmac, or didn't get to grab a meal before you boarded the plane," says Goodson.

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Celery and carrot sticks

Vegetables also contain "filling fiber, antioxidants like the beta-carotene in carrots, and water, which helps keep me hydrated during my travels."

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