Sunday, January 24, 2016

10 Ways to Snack Smarter

From the EatingWell website it's 10 Ways to Snack Smarter. If it's dinner, side dishes, dessert or snacks make it healthy! Check out the EatingWell website for some great eating tips along with delicious and healthy recipes.

10 Ways to Snack Smarter

Take a smart approach to snacking.
Eating a snack or two between meals can curb hunger so that you don’t inhale the dining room table when you finally sit down to supper. Snacking can also help you get in all the nutrients you need. On the flipside, grazing all day—particularly on foods of little nutritional value—may result in eating too much and packing on extra pounds. The key is taking a smart approach to snacking.

1. Keep Chewing
One study found that people who chewed almonds thoroughly (up to 40 chews) felt full longer than those who chewed the same amount of nuts fewer times....

2. Snack On Citrus
Grapefruit’s “diet food” rep might be justified: one study found that when people simply ate grapefruit with each meal, they lost up to 3 1/2 pounds over three months. Grapefruit may help manage appetite by lowering insulin levels, say researchers.....

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