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.
During the holiday season, we know it's easy to pack on a few extra pounds from indulging in holiday treats. A good way to slash calories and fat from a holiday dish is to use pumpkin instead of extra sugar, butter, or oil.
Here are easy-to-make or easy-to-buy foods that you can grab and go anywhere with. We all travel out of the house frequently, and with a little bit of planning and shopping, we can stay healthy and keep ourselves out of food emergencies.
It makes sense that if you are hungry, you may pile higher calorie foods and less healthy choices into your grocery cart. And if you eat something before heading out to the market, you may make healthier selections.
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.
Katy Perry likes them; so does Ashton Kutcher. They are described as tinseltown's favorite snack. Finding snacks that taste good and are good for us is a worthy goal. But are Popchips really a healthy choice?