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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Simple Snack Solutions for the Whole Family

By Julie Rohlfsen, dietetic intern
Reviewed by Mary Schroeder, registered dietitian — Health and Nutrition.

 
March is National Nutrition Month® — a perfect time to put together a healthful eating plan for the whole family. Snacks are an important part of any plan to eat more nutritious foods. Children need snacks for healthy growth and development, and adults need snacks for an energy boost between meals. Following are seven tips for smart snacking — snacking that involves satisfying options with less fat and sugar, and fewer empty calories.
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