While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr... Read more
Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can help curb your hunger (and therefore prevent overeating at mealtime) and also inc... Read more
Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun... Read more
When you're following a healthy eating plan, especially if you're still getting used to it, you may feel more hungry than you're used to feeling. And as you add in more exercise to your life, your calorie needs can increase over time.... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
A couple setbacks this week, but that's ok. I'm thinking of getting a big purse and hiding my food scale in it so when I go to restaurants I can whip that baby out and weighmy food. Cuz I'm very sure that wasn't 5oz of fries yesterday. Anyone do this... Read more
Haven't worked out or tracked food in weeks :( So time to restart! Is there an easy way to track food from your own recipes? I usually make more than one portion so quantities of ingredients I am eating is a bit hard to track :/ #motivation #food... Read more
Any salad recommendations? Healthy toppings to put in them besides vegetable? (fruit & nut combos, alternative for croutons, etc) and salad dressing favorites? (i like and have only had french dressing) #fitfood #salads... Read more
Although I consider myself a healthy eater I found myself stuffing myself with fruit at night time craving sweets. What is a preventive measure to kill those last minute, late night cravings?... Read more
I've always loved to snack, and recently my physician advised me to eat 2-3 snacks a day in addition to 3 light regular meals. Whoopee! But how to keep the calories in check? I've learned to prepare 50- calorie snacks of my favorite healthy snack foo... Read more
Snacks for adultsFor almost anyone trying to watch their weight, choosing healthy snacks can be a challenge.Even though snacking has developed a "bad image," snacks can be an important part of your diet.They can provide energy in the middle of the da... Read more
In the last year, we've tried dozens of foods. We buy some at the supermarket, request others from companies and receive still others unsolicited. We're full! The SparkPeople team has been incredibly helpful along the way. They've suggested products... Read more
I’ll admit it up front: I am a snacker. In fact, I have a snack twice a day. My body screams for food around three p.m. every day, even though I make a point to eat breakfast and lunch. If I ignore the hunger, I end up grabbing and devouri... Read more
Before I joined SparkPeople, I repeatedly fell into this "healthy" snack food trap. If a package said "Fat-free", "sugar free" or "reduced fat", I bought it over the regular version. SP opened my eyes to the fact that these may not always be better t... Read more
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