healthy snacking

The energy dip is real. Here's what to do about it, depending on how your day has gone so far.
Stocking up on every food item that touts the "gluten-free" label seems like a no-brainer -- but that's not always the best-case scenario.
If you've got a promising young athlete, don't let these bad eating habits get in the way! They are sure to curbside your young athlete's hard work, on and off the field.
The noun snack means a small amount of food eaten between meals, but the function of a snack is a boost in energy. Many of us may be able to get our boost without the unwanted side effect of weight gain, with a "nature snack" like a walk outside or an "ear snack" like listening to a song.
Here are a few tips for choosing a healthy snack: eat real food, keep it portion-controlled (and calorie-controlled), aim for a fruit or veggie serving, and try to get some protein or fiber in your snack to help you feel full and stabilize blood sugar.
But Americans are a different breed of snackers. Globally, the top three most popular snacks are chocolate, fruit and vegetables
Possibly the perfect snack, popcorn has more antioxidants than vegetables. Here are a dozen ways to pimp it out.
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We asked our panel of nutrition experts when to snack, how to snack, where to snack and even why to snack in our most recent
Are you a mindless snacker, constantly popping food into your mouth while you type away or sit on Netflix? Sure, snacking
A few points of reference: A large hard-boiled egg clocks in at six grams of protein. Two tablespoons of crunchy, unsalted
Water + apple + peanut butter "Hydration is important -- if you get even a little dehydrated, you'll feel the slump. The
Just because you buy in bulk doesn't mean you have to eat in bulk. In fact, buying in bulk can actually help you reach your goals to healthy living by making healthy foods more budget-friendly and by giving you the tools needed to control portions.
Don't get me wrong, I love baby carrots and hummus, but it's time to give this advice a modern makeover. So my nutrition team and I were put to the test to come up with a healthy, fun and EASY way to update the usual veggies and dip.
Based on my research and experience, I'm against snacking for fat loss and fast metabolism. Snacking has become a multibillion-dollar industry where manufacturers push an ever-widening array of Frankenfoods loaded with high-fructose corn syrup and trans fat.
Food and fashion aren't so different. Throughout the years, we've seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Sometimes, we look back and say to ourselves, "What was I thinking?" This year is no different. Let's take a look at healthy trends that are in and the not-so-healthy trends that I hope to see on the way out!