TIP OF THE DAY: Healthy Snacks For National Snack Day

March 4th is National Snack Day. Quick: Name your favorite snacks! Now, take a look at these better-for-you snacks, and see how you measure up. Most are easily portable. To sweeten the snacks, consider a Splenda/cinnamon mix: a packet of Splenda with a dash of cinnamon. In alphabetical order, we suggest: Apple chips. Dried fruit…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 12+ Good-For-You Snacks For The New Year

Four days into the new year, we can’t stop nibbling on the empty calories. So we put this list together, as a reminder that good-for-you snacks taste good, too. These are some of our grab-and-go favorites. For the sake of brevity, we’ve left off the most obvious—fresh and dried fruits, crudités, hard-boiled eggs, hummus, lowfat/nonfat…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better For You Candy & Treats

Every time we dip into a bag of Bare Fruit Apple Chips, we wonder: Why isn’t everyone eating these? So before Halloween, we’re recommending them as the better-for-you treat, for the people you love. Everyone else can get those miniature junk candies from the supermarket. (Sorry if we have maligned your favorite candy bars; but…
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PRODUCT: Baby Carrots, Easy To Love

Even if you had your fill of carrots at Easter dinner, we’re about to inspire you to have them more regularly. Peeled baby carrots have come from nowhere to be the number-one-selling fresh-cut vegetable in the produce department. And that’s no surprise: Carrots are one of the most popular raw vegetable snacks. Carrots are low-calorie…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 6 Delicious & Healthy Energy Snacks

Almonds are one of our favorite healthy snacks. Photo courtesy Almond Board Of California.   Some people snack on candy, chips and cookies. Health and fitness types seek out energy bars, an apple or a banana. Some snacks enhance energy levels, others don’t. High-calorie processed foods and sugar-rich foods can provide a quick energy boost,…
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