Snacking is an effective way to fit extra nutrients into your diet and prevent overeating at mealtimes.
Snacks are helpful for schedule flexibility, appetite control, “brain power”, and energy boosts. According to a 2010 study from “The Journal of Nutrition”, approximately 97% of Americans snack, getting an average of 24% of their calories from snacks. With snacking providing this much of the days calories, choosing healthy options is crucial.
Some healthy snacking options to consider are: