Eat snacks between 100-200 calories.
A small handful of nuts (21 raw almonds) has 150 calories
Eat a snack between meals to prevent going more than 3-4 hours without eating.
Choose a snack with a combination of carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Limit saturated fat and trans fat.
A small handful of nuts (21 raw almonds) has:
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Choose a healthy snack with food from more than 1 food group
½ cup (4 oz.) low-fat cheese from the milk group
½ cup sliced peaches from the fruit group
Plan a variety of snacks to prevent boredom and get a variety of nutrients.
Keep snacks on hand at the office, at home, and during travel. It’s tough to skip the vending machine and drive-thru when you’re hungry.Source:
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