Skip Late Night Snacks

Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem in the United States. Previous research has linked poor diet to weight gain and high body fat, and eating later in Read More


6 On The Go Snacks

Are you lacking in quick and easy snack ideas? Healthy snacks like yogurt and hummus aren’t easy to eat while on the run, but having something handy while doing errands or going to class will Read More

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Florida Peaches Pack a Punch

Florida peaches make for a succulent snack, say consumers surveyed by a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher. That’s encouraging news for Florida producers trying to expand their reach, not only Read More

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Eat Healthy with Easy Meal-Planning Tricks

(Family Features) If you’re having trouble getting started, or even sticking to, a healthy eating regimen, you may be surprised that one highly effective practice doesn’t require counting calories or hours of exercise. You simply Read More


Sensible Snacks that Really Pop

(Family Features) Next time you reach for a snack, go for a great-tasting option that delivers on both flavor and nutrition. Sensible snacks can be surprisingly delicious when you choose ingredients wisely. One popular choice: Read More


Tart Cherry Mojito Pops

Recipe courtesy of “Rocket Fuel” by Matt Kadey, RD Prep time: 15 minutes Freeze time: 6 hours Servings: 6 1 1/4 cups plain Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons honey 1 lime, zest only 1 1/4 cups Read More


Savory Snacking with Cheese

Expanding your culinary horizons doesn’t have to be limited to dinnertime. In fact, snacks are a perfect chance to experiment with unfamiliar flavors, whether they are completely new or a variation of a treat you Read More


Figs First

Put down that expensive antioxidant supplement and pop a few dried figs instead. In laboratory tests at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, dried figs demonstrated more than six times the antioxidant power of vitamin Read More