Trail mix comes in a lot of varieties. With so many choices, you're likely to find a combination that's sure to please your Halloween crowd. A 1-ounce serving of traditional trail mix made with sunflower seeds, raisins, peanuts, almonds and cashews offers 8 percent of your recommended daily intake of protein. This low-carbohydrate treat is rich in essential minerals and omega-3 fatty acids. A 1-ounce bag of trail mix with chocolate chips supplies 10 percent of the copper, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus required for an adult's diet.
Did You Know? Manganese helps the body develop and maintain strong bones. In addition to helping metabolize energy, this mineral is an antioxidant that keeps cancer-causing free radicals in check.