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Healthy Snacking

5 Eating Habits That Can Ruin a Young Athlete's Performance

Maryann Jacobsen | Posted 07.09.2015 | Parents
Maryann Jacobsen

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 Simple Solution To Your No. 1 Snacking Mistake

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

There's nothing wrong with treating yourself to chips, cookies or another snack that gives you pleasure. The key is moderation, but the problem is tha...

Snacking Is Linked to Weight Loss, But Is It the Snack or the Break?

Ali Cherry | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

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.

8 Healthy Snacks To Keep Hunger At Bay

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

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.

What A Healthy Snack Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone loves snacks. Around the world, consumers spend $374 billion on snack foods a year, according to research giant Nielsen's recently release...

12 Healthy Ways To Top Your Popcorn

SELF | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Possibly the perfect snack, popcorn has more antioxidants than vegetables. Here are a dozen ways to pimp it out.

5 Low-Calorie Snack Swaps That Will Fill You Up

Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn Eating several small meals a day is one strategy to keep your metabolism constantly revved. But if you're al...

The Best Healthy Snacking Tips For Every Occasion

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

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 Twitter chat. Here are so...

Always Snacking? How To Stay Fuller, Longer

Refinery29 | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Are you a mindless snacker, constantly popping food into your mouth while you type away or sit on Netflix? Sure, snacking can add a substantial amount...

8 Nutritionist-Approved High-Protein Snacks To Keep You Satisfied

Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Who doesn't love a good snack? Problem is, if you're not careful, the snacking never stops. Unless you pick the right snack, that is -- something t...

4 Healthy Snacks For A Midday Boost

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Naomi Freundlich We asked four nutrition experts what they eat when an afternoon energy crash takes hold. These light bites will put the bounc...

7 Tips For Better Portion Control

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 11.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

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.

Give Your Veggies And Dip A Makeover (RECIPES)

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

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.

Why Snacking Can Stall Fat Loss and Fast Metabolism

JJ Virgin | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

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.

Eat Something New: The Latest 'In Fashion' Foods

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

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!

9 Ways To Knock Out Those Nighttime Munchies

Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News Health As a registered dietitian, "Step away from the kitchen" isn't something I like to say often. Actually, I prefer f...

The 10 Worst Snacks For Your Body

Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Goodman Artis for To snack or not to snack? That depends on the snack. Done the right way (calorie-controlled, nutrient-rich...

The Anatomy Of A Healthy Snack

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Snacking is a very healthy habit; in my experience, people who lose weight and keep it off snack once or twice a day.

Healthy Dorm Room Snacks for Men and Women

Uloop | Posted 05.09.2012 | College

Things like pizza and soda are high in sodium and sugar and don't contribute to a healthy diet. If you are starting to see the side effects of these snacks, try out some of these more health conscious choices.