What are some healthy snacks?

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Snacks are definitely a part of a healthy eating plan, so be sure not to skip them. You don’t want to get too hungry between meals. They’re also important to keep blood sugar levels steady.

Indulging in a snack like a candy bar may feel good at the moment, but you may just regret it right afterwards. That could discourage you from making healthy food choices throughout the rest of the day. Don’t let that happen, forgive yourself and get right back on track.

Keep in mind that although some protein or snack bars might seem like healthier choices, if you compare the nutritional information, they really aren’t that much better for you.

Here are a few good snack options:

  • String cheese

  • Cottage cheese

  • Greek yogurt

  • Quality protein shake

  • Peeled, hard-boiled eggs

  • Red or green pepper slices

  • Baby carrots

  • Celery

  • Strawberries

  • Apples

  • Nuts, 1 serving