Healthy Snacks

Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW
Individual, Couples & Family Therapy
IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor
AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor
Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Posted by: Alex Robboy
CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.
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What do you mean by a healthy snack? a healthy snack is smaller and ideally less calories than a meal. The portion size and nutrition content will vary from person to person depending upon the sum total of calories their body needs in a day. Generally, a snack will be between 100 and 300 calories.

Suggestions for healthy snacks include:

* An Apple with one serving of low fat peanut butter
* A cup of fruit
* A Low fat granola bar
* A nectarine and 2 tablespoons of walnuts
* A Low fat yogurt
* One half of a banana and a glass of soy milk
* A Low sodium V-8
* Half of an English muffin with low fat cream cheese
* A bowl of oatmeal
* Carrots with one serving of low fat dip
* One half of a bran muffin and a glass of skim milk
* One Serving of Trail Mix
* One Serving of Graham Crackers
* Four fig newtons
* One half of a whole wheat pita with one serving of hummus

Your body needs a small amount of food every 2-3 hours.  Small healthy snacks between meals is the perfect way to keep your body feeling nourished.