News tagged with healthy snack

Unhealthy snacks play on our unconscious

Chances are small that young people will exchange the Mars bar or bag of chips in their hands for an apple or an orange. Even when they know that fruit is healthier and this is widely reported. That unhealthy snacks exert ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Study Shows Not Everyone Has the Same Reaction to Salt

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some individuals may find a recent push by the federal government to reduce salt in processed foods hard to swallow. That's not because those individuals simply enjoy the salty taste of certain ...

Jun 14, 2010
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Breaking down barriers to prevent childhood obesity

The US is facing many challenges in controlling the childhood obesity epidemic. Despite recent efforts and some progress, one third of US children are still overweight or obese. Yet research has shown that the road to obesity ...

Mar 02, 2010
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Old fruit peel are the new healthy snacks

Japanese food researchers Noriham Abdullah, Marina Zulkifli, Mohd Hilmi Hassan, Wan Nur Zahidah Wan Zainon and Nur Ilmiah Alimin have developed a new healthy snack out of fruit peels to fulfil a growing need ...

Sep 07, 2011
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How to ... make dips healthier

Slathering vegetables and fruit in high-fat, high-sodium dips can ruin what would have been a healthy snack. Here are nutritionists' tips on choosing better toppings:

Apr 03, 2009
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